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ANU Demography Newsletter



Number 3/2015


School of Demography launch

The Vice-Chancellor, Professor Ian Young, was among the guests at the launch of the School of Demography on Wednesday 18 November. Also attending the launch were three of ANU Demography's five heads.

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PhD and Master graduates

Congratulations to Helen Moyle, Liz Allen, Xujing Bai, Michelle Irving, Montserrat Alvarez Klee and Ahna Hogan who graduated on 15 December.

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New demographic text book

Gordon Carmichael's new book, Fundamentals of Demographic Analysis: Concepts, Measures and Methods, was launched on Wednesday 2 December by Peter McDonald.

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Caldwell Visiting Fellowship for African Researchers awarded

Dr Caroline Kabiru from the African Population and Health Research Centre (APHRC) in Nairobi, Kenya, has been awarded the 2015 John C Caldwell Visiting Fellowship for African Researchers.

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ARC Discovery grant

Iwu Utomo, Peter McDonald and Robert Sparrow have been awarded an ARC Discovery grant of $427,700 for the project, 'Meeting the needs of older persons in Indonesia'.

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NHMRC grant

James Raymer will be working with Georgina Chambers, from the University of New South Wales, and other colleagues on a new NHMRC grant on ‘Accountable fertility treatment: An evidenced-based framework for the provision of cost-effective, patient-centred fertility treatment in Australia’. The project was awarded $423,312.

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Indonesian projects policy launch and update

Major policy launches for the Greater Jakarta Transition to Adulthood Longitudinal Study and the Indonesian Gender and Reproductive Health Study occurred during the year.

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Myanmar academics attend short course

Twenty academic staff members from Yangon University in Myanmar visited ANU for an intensive two week course in demography and social research methods.

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Public lecture
Vladimir Canudas-Romo

A public lecture will be given by Vladimir Canudas-Romo from the Max-Planck Odense Center on the Biodemography of Aging on 17 December on 'Measures for comparing the mortality histories of cohorts'. Vladimir will be visiting the School of Demography in December and January.

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International Conference on Afghan Migration

23-24 March 2016

This conference will bring together researchers working on Afghan migration, with a particular emphasis on empirical research and policy implications.

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Grant to Heather Booth

Heather has been awarded a grant of $9815 from the ANU College of Arts & Social Sciences for a Workshop on Heterogeneity in Mortality to be held in 2016.

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Visiting Fellowship

Marie McAuliffe has been awarded a Visiting Fellowship at Global Migration Centre in Geneva.

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Alumni & friends news

Ateeq Zaki, recently appointed to the World Bank, shares his experience as a Master of Social Research student.

Ateeq Zaki's story

Other alumni updates - Alan Lopez, Lene Mikkelsen, Lado Ruzicka and MV George.

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New CAEPR Indigenous Population Project report

Nicholas Biddle and Heather Crawford, Centre for Aboriginal Economic Policy Research, have published the report, ' The changing Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander population: Evidence from the 2006-11 Australian Census Longitudinal Dataset.

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Recent publications

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