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08
Jun
‘16

Jack Caldwell 1928-2016

The world’s most famous demographer, noted for his ground-breaking work on fertility, mortality and the spread of disease in South Asia and Africa, died on 12 March 2016 aged 87 years. His death is a sad loss to the demographic community and...

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07
Jun
‘16

Intensive course for academics from Myanmar

The fourth cohort of 12 Yangon University academics came to Australian National University (ANU) 16 - 27 May 2016 to participate in the intensive short course training program in Social and Demographic Research Methods (SDRM) under the Department of...

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05
May
‘16

Celebrate the life of Professor Jack Caldwell

The ANU community are mourning the loss of Professor John Charles "Jack" Caldwell, a demographer who was noted for his ground-breaking work on fertility, mortality and the spread of disease in South Asia and Africa. "Jack was a...

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19
Apr
‘16

Workshop on Heterogeneity in Mortality

About thirty people attended the Workshop on Heterogeneity in Mortality which was held on 13 and 14 April 2016. Participants included demographers, epidemiologists, actuaries, statisticians and other social scientists from several Australian and...

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17
Mar
‘16

Jack Caldwell 1928-2016

Emeritus Professor John Charles (Jack) Caldwell, Head of the Demography Program at ANU  from 1970 to 1988, and one of the world's leading demographers, died on Saturday 12 March at the at the age of 87 years. A memorial service will be held...

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25
Feb
‘16

Documentary on young adults in Jakarta

Dr Iwu Utomo is filming a documentary on how many young people in Greater Jakarta struggle to make ends meet. To support their families, young couples with lower levels of education have to develop their own small informal food business. These...

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16
Feb
‘16

Recent visitors

2016 Dr Caroline Kabiru who was awarded the 2015 John C Caldwell Visiting Fellowship for African Researchers visited from 12 April - 25 May. She is from the African Population and Health Research Centre (APHRC) in Nairobi. Caroline gave a public...

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16
Feb
‘16

A new method for forecasting population size

Dr Han Lin Shang, ANU College of Business and Economics, and colleagues have used a cohort-component projection model to forecast the population size of the United Kingdom in research recently published in the International Journal of Forecasting. A...

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16
Feb
‘16

New doctoral students

We welcome James O'Donnell, Meg Kingsley and Muhammad Ulil Absor who have recently commenced their PhD study with the School of Demography. James O'Donnell's PhD research is titled 'Understanding the dynamics of homelessness in...

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11
Jan
‘16

Dr Yi Li appointed Lecturer in Demography

Dr Yi Li from the Center for Population Health and Aging at Duke University has been appointed as a Lecturer in Demography and will commence mid 2016. He received his PhD in Sociology from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. His primary...

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