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    Welcome to Interface Demography
    The research group on population issues
    of the Vrije Universiteit Brussel.
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    Breaking barriers
    Creating unique databases for
    high level demographic research.
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    Crossing boundaries
    Studying demography with strong links
    to sociology, epidemiology, history and geography.

Recent News

'You are a witch, grandma. Daddy said so.' De Standaard newspaper focusses on the relation between grandparents and grandchildren after divorce in response to Maaike Jappens' PhD research.
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February 24, 2015

At the "Future of the Police" conference organised by CPS, Prof. Deboosere outlined the background of demographic evolutions and related societal challenges to a varied audience of a.o. members of the integrated police, members of the judiciary, lawyers, academics and students.
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February 24, 2015

Interested in conducting PhD research at Interface Demography? The OAS Partnerships Program for Education and Training (PAEC) is offering scholarships to qualified candidates of the Americas to pursue a PhD at the VUB!
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February 10, 2015

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Recent Publications

Karen Van Aerden, Guy Moors, Katia Levecque & Christophe Vanroelen (2015), The relationship between employment quality and work-related well-being in the European labor force, Journal of Vocational Behavior, 86, 66-76

Fran├žoise Renard, Jean Tafforeau & Patrick Deboosere (2014), Premature mortality in Belgium in 1993-2009: leading causes, regional disparities and 15 years change, Archives of Public Health, 72(1), 34

Hannelore De Grande, David Hercot & Hadewijch Vandenheede (2014), The health profile of young persons in the Brussels-Capital Region. A focus on social inequalities in the transition to adulthood, Interface Demography Working Paper 2014-1, Vakgroep SOCI, Vrije Universiteit Brussel [Summary, discussion & conclusion also available in Dutch and in French]

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About Interface Demography

The ID research group is located at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel and has a long tradition of expertise in demography-oriented data analysis (since 1977). Embedded in sociological and demographic theory, we conduct research on population issues with a focus on Belgium and Europe.

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Upcoming Events

Sociologists get to... work
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Demography Day 2015
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ID @ PAA 2015 Annual Meeting
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