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New study in "The Lancet Planetary Health" looks at temperature-related cardiovascular disease mortality in Spain
As a consequence of the climate becoming warmer, the world population is more exposed to moderate and extreme warm temperatures and less exposed to moderate and extreme cold temperatures, which may affect health outcomes. Many studies have shown both a negative and positive long-term net effect in mortality depending on the location and magnitude of the warming. However, most of these analyses did not take into account how vulnerable individuals are to these changes. [...]
An article recently published in the renowned journal PNAS indicates a substantial lack of data on various species – which we would need for a better understanding of the dynamics of population developments and how our planet will change during upcoming decades. [...]
The European Association for Population Studies (EAPS) invites submissions to the European Population Conference 2020. The deadline for submissions is 1 November 2019 Abstracts for EPC 2020 can only be submitted here Submissions should be made to one of the conference themes, which will be developed into a series of sessions by the Convener of each theme.   EPC 2020 THEMES AND CONVENERS [...]
The American Association for the Advancement of Science Annual Meeting takes place in Washington D.C. this February with exhibitors from across the world showcasing their research related to the theme of ‘Science Transcending Boundaries’.  [...]
Wie werde ich aussehen, wenn ich richtig alt bin? Gibt es ein Geheimnis für ein langes, gesundes Leben? In der interaktiven Ausstellung „100 Jahre alt werden – aber wie?“ können Besucher auf spielerische und unterhaltsame Art herausfinden, was der viel zitierte „Demografische Wandel“ für das eigene Leben bedeutet. [...]
The European Consortium of Sociological Research (ECSR) will hold its next annual conference at the University of Lausanne in Switzerland on 12-14 September 2019. The conference theme is: Inequality over the life course [...]
IMISCOE has opened nominations for its 2019 Maria Ioannis Baganha Dissertation Award. The Network has awarded this prize annually since 2010 to stimulate and recognise excellent PhD research in the field of migration, integration and social cohesion in Europe. The 2019 competition is open to all PhD recipients whose dissertations were defended within the 24-month period before the deadline for submission of 15 January 2019. [...]
"Global Crises and Social Policy: Coping with Conflict, Migration and Climate Change" reflects the current struggle in politics and academic scholarship to make sense of a rapidly changing world. The contexts and conditions to which social policy responds are gradually evolving due to changing societies (related to aging, migration, and so on) and living conditions affected by climate change. [...]
Since 1977, IIASA’s annual 3-month Young Scientists Summer Program (YSSP) offers research opportunities to talented young researchers whose interests correspond with the institute’s ongoing research on issues of global environmental, economic, and social change.  [...]
Moderators: Members of the IUSSP Panel on Climate, Migration & Health   - Lori Hunter, University of Colorado Boulder - Philippe Bocquier, Université Catholique de Louvain - Sabine Henry, Université de Namur  - Celia McMichael, University of Melbourne   Sponsors:  IUSSP, University of Colorado Boulder Population Center     [...]

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