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Deadline: 2 June 2019
One partial scholarship worth GBP 4,000.00 towards tuition fees is offered for the 2019-20 academic year.   Eligibility for Funding The scholarship is open to applicants who have been accepted onto the 2019-20 London-based MSc Demography & Health programme. Applicants should be aware that preference will be given to prospective students with a demonstrable interest in the field of demographic estimation, or, the demography of low-income countries. [...]
Deadline: 31 May 2019
The ECSR offers five Visitor Grants per academic year in order to foster research exchanges of graduate students and young scholars from ECSR member institutes. The grant is designed to contribute up to 2,000 EUR towards travel and accommodation costs, depending on the duration of stay. We are now accepting applications for visits during the academic year September 2019 to August 2020. The closing date for applications is Friday, 31 May 2019. Decisions on grants will be made by mid-June 2019.   Rules and eligibility [...]
Deadline: 1 September 2019
In order to promote excellence in the study of population and family dynamics, the Generations & Gender Programme (GGP) is launching a Master Thesis Award. To qualify for this award, the thesis must have been successfully defended in the last two years (since September 2017) and use the Generations and Gender Programme data. An expert jury will evaluate all submissions and the winner will be presented during the 5th GGP User Conference. The laureate will receive a €250 euro cash prize and a certificate. [...]
Deadline: 19 May 2019
The Population Investigation Committee (PIC) established a scholarship fund in 1996 to facilitate further training in demography past undergraduate level. Eligibility for the studentship is restricted to students accepted on a PIC-approved Masters degree course at a PIC-approved institution. [...]
Deadline: 2 July 2019
History and aim of the scheme [...]
This year, Population Europe will be travelling to Austin, Texas to participate in the Population Association of America's annual conference. We will be there to meet with members of our network, learn about the ongoing research happening in the field of demography, and, most importantly, to help keep people updated with what is going on at the conference through our tweets. [...]
Essay contest on the housing crisis - Deadline 1 December 2019
Write an essay on: "Housing Crisis: how can we improve the situation for young people?"   Deadline to submit essays: 1 December 2019 [...]
Population Europe welcomes the Population Studies Group (PSG) at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine as the 33rd partner in the Network of Europe's leading demographic research centres. [...]
Population Europe is delighted to announce that two of our partner institutes will be the home of outstanding projects financed by the prestigious ERC Advanced Grant.  Melinda Mills (University of Oxford) has received an ERC Advanced Grant for her project on "Chronotype, health and family: The role of biology, socio- and natural environment and their interaction", and Hill Kulu (University of St Andrews) for his project on "Migrant Life. Understanding Life Trajectories of Immigrants and Their Descendants in Europe and Projecting Future". [...]
It is with great sadness that we announce her passing
Population Europe was saddened to hear that Dr. Véronique Hertrich passed away. She was supportive of our Network and was a member of our Council of Advisors. We send our condolences to her family, friends, and her colleagues at INED.   Official Announcement from INED Ms. Hertrich joined INED in 1992, while she completing her PhD thesis on the Bwa people of Mali, a population group she would follow for more than a quarter of a century. [...]

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