School of Demography Seminar Series


Natalie Nitsche

School of Demography Seminars in Semester 1, 2024 will be run either in person or online.

Past events

Sub-national Inequalities in Mortality: Developments and applications in decomposition methods

28 May 2024

Mortality inequalities have become a prevalent public health issue within society as industrialised countries have experienced almost consistent longevity...

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The Progressive Deterioration of Mental Health in Australia’s Youth and Beyond

21 May 2024

Population levels of mental health have been declining in many countries, including Australia, and particularly among young people, adolescents, and school-...

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COVID19 and Gender Gaps in Paid and Unpaid Work

14 May 2024

A seminar by Janeen Baxter (Life Course Centre, UQ) COVID19 upended many aspects of work and family lives. Early studies during the pandemic in Australia...

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The Life Expectancy Monitoring Tool to Evaluate Progress towards Mortality Improvements

7 May 2024

Monitoring changes in health and mortality allows policymakers to prioritise steps towards healthier populations. The effect of a cause of death on life...

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Climate migration in Australia: Level and socio-economic predictors

1 May 2024

Recent climate disasters serve as a reminder of the growing—yet overlooked—risk of climate-induced displacement in the Global North. This paper contributes to...

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Have it all? Fertility and Gender-Attitudinal Pairings in Germany

26 Mar 2024

Linkages between gender dynamics and fertility have been much discussed in demography. The ‘gender revolution’ framework argues that fertility will remain low...

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How the Government Convinced Indonesians to have Smaller Families

12 Mar 2024

In Indonesia, the national family planning program that started in the 1970s has been championed as the success of fertility decline, from around six births...

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Mortality in a Humanitarian Setting

5 Mar 2024

This is a Thesis Proposal Review (TPR) on childhood mortality among self-settled Mozambican refugees in Agincourt, South Africa. The presentation will focus on...

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Indonesian Contraceptive Mix: Policy Failure or Policy Denial?

27 Feb 2024

In 2010 Hull and Moseley were asked by UNFPA and the Indonesian Family Planning Program (BKKBN) to advise on ways to "revitalise" the contraceptive delivery...

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Bivariate Outcome Small Area Estimation using Spatial Bayesian Hierarchical Models

21 Nov 2023

Abstract TBC. Join Zoom meeting: ID: 895 8732 1433 Password: 306745Join by Skype...

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