Author Archives: Keith Tomlin

Population Studies Group Seminar: Socioeconomic Development and Fertility Decline: Is Africa Different? 15th February, 12:45

Professor John Casterline Director of the Institute for Population Research Ohio State University 12.45pm, Thursday 15th February LG24, Keppel Street ALL WELCOME DESCRIPTION Variants of an “African exceptionalism” argument are now common in the discourse on African fertility decline. In … Continue reading

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MRC funded PhD studentship opportunity

An MRC-funded PhD studentship is currently being advertised by PSG members on “The role of young women’s fertility desires and intentions on the impact of complex evaluations to prevent HIV”. Adolescent girls and young women are at a disproportional risk … Continue reading

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Economic and Social Research Council postdoctoral fellowship competition

The UCL, Bloomsbury and East London Doctoral Training Partnership has been allocated three one-year awards for each of the next five years, with the first entry commencing in October 2018. More information is available on the Doctoral Training Partnership website … Continue reading

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New publication: Tuberculosis mortality and the male survival deficit in rural South Africa

Reniers G, Blom S, Lieber J, Herbst AJ, Calvert C, Bor J, Barnighausen T, Zaba B, Li ZR, Clark SJ, Grant AD, Lessells R, Eaton JW, and Hosegood V (2017) Tuberculosis mortality and the male survival deficit in rural South … Continue reading

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Sarah Walters wins best article prize

Sarah Walters, Associate Professor in the Population Studies Group, has won the Journal of the History of Childhood and Youth’s “Best Article” Prize. Sarah’s article – titled “Child! Now you are”: Identity registration, labor, and the definition of childhood in Colonial … Continue reading

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Ending AIDS by 2030 means removing bottlenecks to care and treatment – supplement and blog post now online

Contextual, social and health system factors influence how people with HIV engage with care and treatment in sub-Saharan Africa – but how?  The ‘Bottlenecks’ study published in the journal Sexually Transmitted Infections has provided crucial insight. Funded by the Bill & Melinda … Continue reading

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Collaborative and Co-funded studentship competition now open for applications

This competition invites academics, in collaboration with non-academic partners, to submit proposals for studentship projects to begin October 2018. Collaboration partners must be non-academic organisations with an operating base in the UK – they can be private, public or voluntary … Continue reading

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