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A comprehensive introduction to modern applied statistical genetic data analysis, accessible to those without a background in molecular biology or genetics, by Melinda C. Mills, Nicola Barban, and Felix C. Tropf. [...]
This is the fourth edition of an annual European Parliamentary Research Service (EPRS) publication designed to identify and frame some of the key issues and policy areas that are likely to feature prominently on the political agenda of the European Union over the coming year. [...]
The main aims of this week-long course, hosted by the ERC Bayesian Agent-based Population Studies project team, are to familiarise the participants with the most recent advances in building, analysing and documenting agent-based models of social processes. [...]
Submissions of a complete panel with papers, or individual papers proposed as part of the approximately 70 accepted Sections, are being accepted until 19 February. [...]
The ECPR General Conference remains Europe's largest annual gathering of political scientists; attracting more than 2,000 global scholars at all stages of their career. With around 500 Panels across approximately 70 Sections, the academic programme covers the breadth of political science; developed and delivered by high-profile members of the profession. [...]
The Oxford Genomics for Social Scientists Summer School will equip students with a unique insight into the emerging topic of sociogenomics and the most cutting-edge methodological techniques in this area of research. Thie one-week course provides introductory lectures by top scholars in the field of sociogenomics as well as hands-on computer lab training by experts in the field. [...]
Identification of causal mechanisms in demographic research: The contribution of panel data
The aim of the Special Issue is to demonstrate and scrutinize the analytical potential of panel methods in investigating causal mechanisms in demographic research.  [...]
Deadline: 12 January 2020
Demographic change is one of the major challenges European societies will face in upcoming decades. In order to support outstanding research on the causes and consequences of population developments, Population Europe, the network of Europe’s foremost demographic research institutes, in collaboration with the Stifterverband für die Deutsche Wissenschaft and the Berlin Demography Forum, invites nominations for the European Demographer Award.  [...]
PopFest is an annual Population Studies conference for postgraduate students organised by fellow postgraduates. It provides an excellent opportunity to bring together researchers from various Social Science disciplines such as Demography, Sociology, Social Statistics, Public Health, Social Policy, International Development, Human Geography, Urban and Landscape Planning, Social Anthropology, Gender studies and other related fields, with a focus on Population Studies. [...]
The ESRC Festival of Social Science is a celebration of the social sciences. It began life in 2002 as Social Science Week - a collection of around 25 events, mainly seminars aimed towards an academic audience. Over the years Social Science Week has grown to a much larger and more inclusive 'festival' of activities, aimed at policymakers, business, the public and young people. [...]

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