News Archive 2019

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

18 OCT 2019

This position is to be filled at the Faculty of Social Sciences of the University of Vienna. Deadline: 20 November 2019.

WIC Colloquium 17.10.2019, 13:00

16 OCT 2019

Marina Dodlova from the University of Passau will visit the Wittgenstein Centre and give a talk.

WIC Colloquium 16.10.2019, 11:00

15 OCT 2019

Mehtab S. Karim from the Malir University of Science & Technology will visit the Wittgenstein Centre and give a talk.

Best Paper Award for Mr. Moradhvaj and his co-authors

15 OCT 2019

Former IIASA-YSSP student Mr. Moradhvaj, Wolfgang Lutz, Nandita Saikia, Erich Striessnig and Samir KC were honored at the Second Asian Population Forum.

Population aging to create pockets of climate vulnerability in the US

14 OCT 2019

Erich Striessnig and colleagues published a new paper in Environmental Research Letters.

The "Birth Barometer's" new website gives an in-depth view of fertility trends in Austria

11 OCT 2019

Centre researchers provide easily accessible visualisation of the key trends and developments in birth and fertility rates in Austria.

Who is telling the truth about their health?

9 OCT 2019

In a study published in PLOS ONE, Sonja Spitzer and Daniela Weber explore reporting biases in self-assessed physical and cognitive health status.

Sergei Scherbov receives Honorary Doctoral Degree in Liberal Arts

3 OCT 2019

Chulalongkorn University honors Scherbov in recognition of his knowledge and expertise in Population Studies and the outstanding contribution he has made in the field.

Declining realisation of reproductive intentions with age - New paper by E. Beaujouan, T. Sobotka and colleagues

2 OCT 2019

The findings give a new perspective on the ability of men and women to realise their reproductive plans in the context of childbearing postponement.

Wolfgang Lutz - professor at University of Vienna as of 01.10.2019

1 OCT 2019

The newly established Department of Demography at the University of Vienna serves as the university based pillar of the Wittgenstein Centre.

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