Seminar "Son preference and its impact on fertility in Central Asia and the Middle East: cohort comparison"
On May 23, PhD student of Stockholm University Konstantin Kazenin spoke at the seminar "Modern Demography" about the son preference and its impact on fertility in Central Asia and the Middle East in cohort comparison.
The researches of the International Laboratory for Population and Health at the XXIV Yasin (April) International Academic Conference on Economic and Social Development
On April 4, researchers of the International Laboratory of Population and Health presented the results of their work at the XXIV Yasin (April) International Academic Conference on Economic and Social Development.
Seminar "Models of the dynamics of viral infections and the impact of quarantine measures on the mental health of the population"
On March 3, at the seminar "Modern Demography", representatives of the Marchuk institute of numerical mathematics of the Russian academy of sciences, graduate student Andrey Vlad and Ph.D. Tatiana Sannikova talked about modeling the seasonality of viral infections and the impact of quarantine measures on the mental health of the population.
On December 15, 2022, the International Laboratory for Population and Health and Human Capital Multidisciplinary Research Center held the seminar “Impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on the dynamics of life expectancy".
Variation in excess mortality across the federal states of Germany during the Covid-19 pandemic: the role of reported morbidity and selected structural factors
On September 29, the regular scientific seminar "Modern Demography" of the International Laboratory for Population and Health at HSE University took place. Marina Kolobova, resercher in the Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research, Rostock (Germany) and the University of Rostock (Germany) made a presentation on the topic: “Variation in excess mortality across the federal states of Germany during the Covid-19 pandemic: the role of reported morbidity and selected structural factors”.
On the 7th of June in 2022 Aleksey Shchur defended the thesis named: Mortality differentiation by regions, cities of different population sizes and rural areas in Russia
Research Assistant at the International Labratory for Population and Health Research, PhD student at the Vishnevsky Institute of Demography, Marina Vergeles, had the article in the "Demographic Review" published.
On February 10, 2022, the international online seminar "Heart to Heart" was held, which was organized by the Northern State Medical University and the Arctic University of Norway. Vladimir М. Shkolnikov, Sergey Timonin, David Leon and Elena Churilova took part in the seminar.
TheHuman Capital Multidisciplinary Research Centre and HSE University, in cooperation with the World Bank, held the conference ‘New Challenges of Demographic, Epidemiological and Medical-Technological Development: Search for New Models of Healthcare Development.’ The participants discussed whether the healthcare system was prepared to face the pandemic, how the latter affected lifespans and excess mortality rates, whether we can trust statistics, and what we should do to see ‘the light at the end of the pandemic tunnel.’
In October, a two-day seminar entitled ‘Ageing and frailty in Norway and Russia’ was held by HSE University’s International Laboratory for Population and Health. In addition to purely demographic results concerning the changing age structure of the population and growing life expectancy, most presentations were devoted to the comparative assessment of physical and cognitive status among elderly people, cardiovascular aging, as well as social and medical support for the elderly. We spoke with the organizers and participants of the seminar about their research findings and the implications for society and public health.