News Archive 2023

Increasing education opportunities for girls could help reduce preventable deaths in children under five

24 MAR 2023

A new study shows that maternal education plays a significant role in reducing deaths of newborns and children under five in rural and urban areas of India.

The Wittgenstein Centre at the PAA 2023

22 MAR 2023

The Wittgenstein Centre is presenting new demographic research at the PAA 2023 in New Orleans from April 12-15, 2023.

Wolfgang Lutz receives "Wissenschaftspreis" by the Austrian Research Association (ÖFG)

20 MAR 2023

The Science Prize of the Austrian Research Foundation (ÖFG) will be awarded to Wolfgang Lutz in 2023.

The price of cancer

6 MAR 2023

A new study calculated the economic cost of cancers worldwide, helping policymakers allocate resources and take action to curb rising cancer-related death and disability.

Round Table on Understanding Climate-related Mobility in Contexts of Urbanization | 09 March 2023, 10.30-12.30 EST

3 MAR 2023

WIC Researcher Roman Hoffmann is invited to talk about climate change, migration, and urbanization in a round table discussion organized by the UNU-CPR.

Master's Programme Global Demography at the University of Vienna | Application: March 1 - April 17

28 FEB 2023

The principal aim is to give students a strong scientific grounding in the analysis and forecasting of demographic developments across the globe.

European Doctoral School of Demography: Call for Applications

21 FEB 2023

The European Doctoral School of Demography Program 2023-2024 is now accepting applications!

Global Meeting on Building Sustainable Intergenerational Economies

13 FEB 2023

Alexia Fürnkranz-Prskawetz will participate in the 14th Global Meeting on Population and the Generational Economy of the NTA Network in Paris.

A global assessment of the impact of violence on lifetime uncertainty - New Publication in ScienceAdvances

6 FEB 2023

An international team including V. Di Lego shows that the level of violence in a society significantly affects the uncertainty of the age of death.

How has the COVID-19 pandemic affected immigration?

24 JAN 2023

New research finds a high variation between how pandemic mitigation measures affected immigration to different destination countries, from a slight increase to huge reductions.

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The Wittgenstein Centre aspires to be a world leader in the advancement of demographic methods and their application to the analysis of human capital and population dynamics. In assessing the effects of these forces on long-term human well-being, we combine scientific excellence in a multidisciplinary context with relevance to a global audience. It is a collaboration among the Austrian Academy of Sciences (ÖAW), the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA) and the University of Vienna.