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16
Jun
‘17

Congratulations Louise Sims - 25 Years of Service

A huge congratulations to Executive Assistant Louise Sims who recently received her 25 Year Service Award for her time at the Australian National University. Louise started her employment at ANU with the Department of Economics in 1986, and has also...

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28
Apr
‘17

Peter Hughes: Citizenship Test Mark II – How much juice can you squeeze out of an orange?

Posted on 25 April 2017 on John Menadue – Pearls and Irritations It seems that Coalition governments have developed a habit of squeezing the citizenship “orange” for political advantage when there are some community concerns about...

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08
Feb
‘17

Losing the plot on immigration policy - Peter Hughes

School of Demography visitor Peter Hughes has published an article on immigration policy through online publication the Interpretor, published by the Lowy Institute for International Policy, an independent, nonpartisan think tank based in Sydney....

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23
Jan
‘17

ANU Appoints Australia’s First Female Professor of Demography

Professor Heather Booth, whose promotion in the School of Demography took effect in January, is now also the school’s Director of Research. Acting Vice Chancellor, Professor Marnie Hughes-Warrington, congratulated Professor Booth on behalf of...

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05
Jan
‘17

The 2016 Price Prize for best doctoral thesis has been awarded to Maria Pilar Rioseco Lopez

The 2016 Price Prize for best doctoral thesis has been awarded to Maria Pilar Rioseco Lopez for her thesis entitled ‘The role of social connectedness in the process of retirement’. Pilar received an APAI scholarship under the ARC Social...

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31
Oct
‘16

PhD student research informs policy

School of Demography PhD student Meg Kingsley presented some findings from her research to policy makers at the Department of Social Services National Longitudinal Data Conference. Meg’s presentation highlighted the need to further...

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14
Oct
‘16

Gender and reproductive health study

Integrating gender and reproductive health issues in the Indonesian national school curricula: Challenges for Moslem societies Researchers Iwu Dwisetyani Utomo, School of Demography, ANU Peter McDonald, School of Demography, ANU Ariane J Utomo...

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14
Oct
‘16

Transition to Adulthood in Indonesia

Overview The historically largest generation of Indonesian young adults (aged 20-34 years) is now going through a difficult period of transition to adulthood. The difficulty derives from the simultaneous influences of complex social forces...

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27
Sep
‘16

Peer influence and health behaviors

A recent paper by Yi Li and his colleague uses data from an experimental study of randomly-assigned roommates to investigate peer influence on aggressive behavior, smoking and sexual behavior. Findings suggest that the traditional wisdom of “...

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27
Sep
‘16

Fertility in China

China has experienced a rapid fertility decline and its fertility has been well below replacement for more than two decades. The Chinese government abolished its one-child policy in 2015. Zhongwei Zhao has recently published a paper commenting on...

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