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Call for Abstracts ‘Day of Demography 2017’ Flanders

On Tuesday, 21 March 2017, the Association for Demography (VVD) will organize its second
Demography Day. This day addresses recent developments in demography and gives (both
experienced and young) researchers the opportunity to present their work to colleagues and
interested scholars. The day consists of Dutch and English spoken parallel sessions and an
interesting keynote lecture will be given by Fred Pearce. Pearce is a science journalist and

NVD Poster Award 2016

Ellen Dingemans (Netherlands Interdisciplinary Demographic Institute – NIDI) wins the NVD Poster Award 2016 with her poster entitled ‘Working after retirement and life satisfaction’. The Award was presented Wednesday, November 23rd in Utrecht by Leo van Wissen (chair of the NVD). The NVD Poster Award for the poster which best presents and visualizes the results of population research is awarded every year at the Dutch Demography Day.

NVD Poster Award 2016

This Award will be presented to the best poster at the Dutch Demography Day 2016. Poster presenters will have 2 minutes to pitch their work during the Plenary poster session. For the rules of play for this competition click here or go to the end of this page for downloads. The NVD sponsors this award with a €100 prize.

Posters will be judged during the Dutch Demography Day.

Postdoc position mortality projections at the University of Groningen

The Population Research Centre of the University of Groningen (the Netherlands) is presently seeking to fill up a postdoc position (0.8 – 1.0 fte) on the theme "Improving mortality forecasts" within the overall research project by Fanny Janssen on "Future mortality: integrating smoking, alcohol and obesity" (see The position is for three years, with preferred starting date August 16, 2016.