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VODCAST - 15 August 2018

Sergei Scherbov on Thaitv6

Culture of longevity

TV Channel Thaitv6 reported about the 2018 Chulalongkorn Asian Heritage Forum: Culture of Longevity where Sergei Scherbov was invited keynote speaker of this forum on “New look at Aging.” in the presence of H.R.H Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn. (minute 00:00-02:45, in Thai)

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VODCAST - 13 June 2018

Leopoldina, Bilal Barakat, Raya Muttarak

Brain power for sustainable development, Session III

During Session III of the Leopoldina Symposium "Brain Power for Sustainable Development. The Cognitive Preconditions for a Successful Sustainability Transition", 13 June 2018, Bilal Barakat gave a presentation entitled "How SDG 4 on Education Relates to Other SDGs" (from minute 2:25) and Raya Muttarak gave a presentation entitled "How Education Contributes to Reducing Vulnerability and Enhancing Adaptive Capacity in the Context of Climate Change" (from minute 20:20).

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VODCAST - 13 June 2018

Leopoldina, Jesus Crespo Cuaresma

Brain power for sustainable development, Session II

World Population Program senior researcher Jesus Crespo Cuaresma gave a presentation entitled "Global Education Expansion and Poverty Reduction" during Session II of the Leopoldina Symposium "Brain Power for Sustainable Development. The Cognitive Preconditions for a Successful Sustainability Transition", 13 June 2018 (from minute 19:30).

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VODCAST - 13 June 2018

Leopoldina, Wolfgang Lutz

Brain power for sustainable development, opening session

Keynote by World Population Program Director Wolfgang Lutz during the opening session of the Leopoldina Symposium "Brain Power for Sustainable Development. The Cognitive Preconditions for a Successful Sustainability Transition", 13 June 2018 (from minute 46:15).

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VODCAST - 18 January 2018

Sergei Scherbov at the Gaidar Forum

Aging Demographic Data Sheet 2018

The first Aging Demographic Data Sheet that comprehensively presents new measures of aging, developed at IIASA, for all countries in the world and world regions, including projections for 2050, was presented at the high-level Gaidar Forum on 18 January 2018 in Moscow. In the dedicated session at the conference, keynote speaker Sergei Scherbov presented the methodological background of the applied alternative indicators of population ageing and the major results to journalists, scientists and policy makers from across Russia.

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VODCAST - 21 November 2017

Arda Aktas

The effect of subjective longevity expectations on retirement

IIASA researcher Arda Aktas discussed the effect of subjective longevity expectations on retirementat the final conference of the AGENTA project, organized by the Wittgenstein Centre (IIASA, VID/ÖAW, WU) between 20-22 November 2017 in Vienna. 

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PODCAST - 26 October 2017

Daniela Weber/Sputnik

Older people are now more active and have more abilities than they used to have

Daniela Weber talks with Radio Sputnik about a recent study on future trends in the prevalence of severe activity limitations among older adults in Europe, conducted together with Sergei Scherbov in the framework of the IIASA Re-aging project.

Download Aging population © Sputnik news [mp3, 3,675.3 kb]

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VODCAST - 21 March 2017

Sergei Scherbov at Demography Today

Are the 40s really the new 30s?

Sergei Scherbov explains new methods of measuring population aging with a number of application examples. The presentation is based on new research from the World Population Program Reassessing Aging from a Population Perspective (Re-Aging) project. It was part of the Lecture Series "Demography today" that is organized at the Spanish National Research Council. Watch the full lecture here.

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PODCAST - 02 March 2017

Raya Muttarak

Podcast: The focus on human populations in climate change research

Research scholar Raya Muttarak from IIASA's World Populations Program (POP) gave an interview about human populations in climate change research to the Austrian radio station FM4 in the show Reality Check. Muttarak referred to a recent study that looks into forecasting societies’ adaptive capacities to climate change that she published together with POP Program Director Wolfgang Lutz in the journal Nature Climate Change.

Download Muttarak on Radio FM4 [mp3, 3,719.1 kb]

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VODCAST - 16 January 2017

IIASA

Population growth and the Sustainable Development Goals

Achieving the Sustainable Development Goals would significantly slow population growth, according to a new IIASA study authored by Guy Abel, Bilal Barakat, Samir KC and Wolfgang Lutz. Read the full story: http://www.iiasa.ac.at/web/home/about...

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VODCAST - 13 January 2017

Gaidar Forum

Russian Demographic Data Sheet 2016

The first Russian Demographic Data Sheet, a collaboration between IIASA, the Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration (RANEPA), and the Russian Federal State Statistics Service (Rosstat), was presented at the high-level Gaidar Forum on 13 January 2017 in Moscow. In the dedicated session at the conference, Sergei Scherbov presented the methodological background of the applied alternative indicators of population ageing and the major results to journalists, scientists and policy makers from across Russia.

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PUBLICATIONS

Potančoková M, Jurasszovich S, & Goujon A (2018). Consequences of International Migration on the Size and Composition of Religious Groups in Austria. Journal of International Migration and Integration 19 (4): 905-924. DOI:10.1007/s12134-018-0575-z.

Yugbaré Belemsaga D, Goujon A, Bado A, Kouanda S, Duysburgh E, Temmerman M, & Degomme O (2018). Integration of postpartum care into child health and immunization services in Burkina Faso: findings from a cross-sectional study. Reproductive Health 15 (1) DOI:10.1186/s12978-018-0602-8.

Arpino B, Bordone V, & Scherbov S (2018). Smoking, education and the ability to predict own survival probabilities. Advances in Life Course Research 37: 23-30. DOI:10.1016/j.alcr.2018.06.001.

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