News Archive 2019

Is half the world’s population really below ‘replacement-rate’?

3 DEC 2019

In a new paper published in PLOS one, Stuart Gietel-Basten and Sergei Scherbov try to answer this question.
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Vacancy: University Assistant (prae doc) position at the Department of Demography

2 DEC 2019

This position is to be filled at the Faculty of Social Sciences of the University of Vienna. Deadline: 22 December 2019.
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Informing better policies for an aging population

29 NOV 2019

A new book by Warren Sanderson and Sergei Scherbov published with Harvard University Press offers an opportunity to rethink how we define and measure aging.
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Corresponding Research Areas: Forecasting and Ageing

Science into public policy: UN and UK use WIC research on population aging

26 NOV 2019

WIC research on population aging is increasingly being accepted and used in the international scientific and public policy community.
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Corresponding Research Areas: Forecasting and Ageing, Health and Longevity

A new Horizon2020 grant explores the patterns, motivations and modalities of migration

25 NOV 2019

WIC researchers partner in a new European Union funded project that will have a focus on future migration in Europe.
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Corresponding Research Areas: Human Capital Data Lab, Migration: Drivers and Impacts

Vacancy: Tenure-Track Professorship for the field of Demography and Sustainable Development

21 NOV 2019

This position is to be filled at the Faculty of Social Sciences of the University of Vienna. Deadline: 7 January 2020.
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Congratulations! Judith Kohlenberger, Isabella Buber-Ennser & Bernhard Rengs have received the Kurt-Rothschild-Award 2019

13 NOV 2019

They were awarded for their "Displaced Persons in Austria Survey (DiPAS): Education, Qualifications and Moral Concepts of Refugees in Austria."
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Congratulations! The poster award ceremony at Wittgenstein Centre's annual conference

13 NOV 2019

For the first time in the history of the Conference the two best evaluated posters of both poster sessions were awarded.
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Improving governance is key for adaptive capacity

28 OCT 2019

Jesus Crespo Cuaresma, Raya Muttarak and colleagues published a new study in Nature Sustainability .
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The long arm of childhood conditions

23 OCT 2019

In this new study published in PLOS one, Nadia Steiber explores if the long arm of childhood conditions only become visible later in life.
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