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16
Nov
‘17

Heather Booth Professorial Lecture on Living Longer

In this lecture Professor Booth explored reasons why Australians are living longer and data on mortality trends. She also jested about referendums and surveys on raising the pension age. Download slides of Professor Booth's presentation.http://...

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23
Oct
‘17

John C Caldwell Endowment for Population, Health and Development - Visiting Fellowship for African Researcher

This is an exciting opportunity for an early career African researcher in population health or demography to develop a collegial partnership with researchers at the National Centre for Epidemiology and Population Health (NCEPH) and the School of...

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23
Oct
‘17

School of Demography PhD student Meg Kingsley has won the Australian Population Association’s Borrie Essay Prize for 2016

Named after Australian demographer Mick Borrie the prize is awarded to the best paper on a population related topic by a PhD student at an Australian university. The Australian Population Association Prize was instituted in 1984 for the ‘best...

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13
Oct
‘17

NHMRC Partnership Grant Success

The School of Demography would like to congraulate the ANU team of academics who have been awarded a National Health & Medical Research Council Partnership grant ($1.4m). This team was led by Dr Rosemary Korda (NCEPH), with Asociate Professor...

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11
Oct
‘17

We’re hiring! Lecturer, Level B at The Australian National University

The School of Demography at The Australian National University is seeking a Lecturer in the field of Demography. The successful candidate will have a strong track record and demonstrated potential for excellence in research and publication in...

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11
Oct
‘17

Head of Demography elected to IUSSP Council

ANU was well represented in the recently announced 2017 Council and Committee on Nominations Election Results for the International Union for the Scientific Study of Population. Head of School, Associate Professor Edith Gray was elected as a Council...

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11
Oct
‘17

IUSSP ANU Alumni Dinner

The IUSSP ANU alumni dinner will be held on Tuesday 31st October at 7.30pm in Cape Town. Come along and catch up with all your ANU friends. Please RSVP by Monday 23rd October: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/iussp-anu-alumni-dinner-tickets-7895927933

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29
Sep
‘17

3rd ILO-KOSTAT Workshop on International Labour Migration Statistics in Asia and the Pacific

Professor James Raymer participated in the 3rd ILO-KOSTAT Workshop on International Labour Migration Statistics in Asia and the Pacific held in Daejeon, South Korea from 25 to 26 September 2017. He gave a seminar on ‘problems of inconsistent...

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11
Jul
‘17

The rise of divorce, separation, and cohabitation in the Philippines - Jeofrey Abalos

“What God has put together let no man put asunder”. This biblical quote is frequently heard among Filipinos, particularly among the older generations, to discourage young people from leaving an unsatisfactory marriage. The...

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10
Jul
‘17

Comment: Citizenship Changes: poisonous and pointless – Peter Hughes

The government’s proposed changes to the requirements for Australian citizenship are both poisonous and pointless. They are bad public policy and should be rejected by Parliament. Click here to read Visiting Fellow Peter Hughes' commentary...

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