News Archive 2016

Selection through Migration: Higher Education = Faster Integration?

17 DEC 2016

Read here Judith Kohlenberger's blog post (in German) about the Centre's research regarding Displaced Persons in Austria Survey (DiPAS).

Daniela Weber awarded with Stephan Koren Prize

16 DEC 2016

Daniela Weber was awarded by WU for her dissertation focussing on the international comparison of the cognition decline of elderly people.

Join our colleagues at the Asian Demographic Research Institute

15 DEC 2016

Assistant or Associate Professors (2) and Postdoctoral Researchers (2) in Demography at Shanghai University

Corresponding Research Areas: Human Capital Data Lab, Migration: Drivers and Impacts

Maria Rita Testa presents her research in Population Insights 06

14 DEC 2016

Maria Rita Testa looks at the gap between fertility intentions and realisation of educated women as a space for policy reform.

Marc Luy awarded with an ERC Consolidator Grant

13 DEC 2016

Marc Luy has been awarded with an ERC Consolidator Grant for the project "Levels and Trends of Health Expectancy: Understanding its Measurement and Estimation Sensitivity".

Awards for Daniela Weber for her dissertation

8 DEC 2016

Daniela Weber has received the Stephan-Koren Prize from the Vienna University of Economics and Business, and the Lower Austria Chamber of Labour Science Prize for her dissertation on the international perspective on aging and cognitive decline.

Variations on the Themes of Wolfgang Lutz - Wittgenstein Centre 2016 Conference, December 5-7, 2016

5 DEC 2016

The Conference is devoted to the scientific career and achievements of Wolfgang Lutz and brings together international researchers in the field of Demography.

Call for applications: Workshop on modelling and projecting sub-national population trends

3 DEC 2016

The Wittgenstein Centre (IIASA, VID/ÖAW, WU) and the Asian Demographic Research Institute are organizing a series of workshops on modelling and projections. The first workshop will take place from 7-11 April 2017. Application deadline: 31 December 2016.

Wolfgang Lutz - WU Researcher of the Month

1 DEC 2016

Which factors will decide the future of humanity? Wolfgang Lutz and his team investigate the demographic challenges from an aging to an exploding population.

Sustainable Development Goals lead to lower population growth

30 NOV 2016

Achieving the SDGs would significantly slow population growth, according to a new study authored by Guy Abel, Bilal Barakat, Samir KC and Wolfgang Lutz.

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