Program 2014

The Historical Demography of Mortality
Jim Oeppen, MPIDR

The Evolution of Aging
Annette Baudisch, MPIDR

Introduction to Quantitative Methods for Aging Research
Jutta Gampe, MPIDR

Health Inequalities: Principal Facts and Measurement Issues
Vladimir Shkolnikov, MPIDR

The Biodemography of Human Longevity
James W. Vaupel, MPIDR

Library Introduction
Wolfgang Grieser, MPIDR

Ageing and the Welfare State
Anika Rasner, German Institute for Economic Research (DIW Berlin)

Convenient Activity Recognition for the Elderly
Gerald Bieber, Fraunhofer IGD Rostock

The Physiology of Aging
Rüdiger Köhling, Rostock University

Introduction to Paleodemography
Svenja Weise, MPIDR

Implications of demographic aging for retirement schemes
Carsten Schröder, Christian-Albrechts-University of Kiel

Overcoming a Life Threatening Dogma - the Quest for Regeneration of the Central Nervous System
André Schmandke, MPIDR

Using experiments to study demographic and evolutionary change
Lutz Becks, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Biology

Soft Skill Course
Communication & presentation in the academic context: How to be confident and persuasive

Neighborhood effects on security perceptions and subjective well-being of elderly residents
Dietrich Oberwittler, Max Planck Institute for Foreign and International Criminal Law

R course
Jochen Merker, Technical College Stralsund

Predicting dementia syndromes with multimodal imaging & meta-analyses
Matthias Schroeter, Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences

MATLAB workshop
Kurt Frischmuth, Rostock University

The Development of Development
Werner Greve, University of Hildesheim

What’s new in working memory?
Alan Baddeley, University of York

Model organisms in aging research
Ralf Schaible, MPIDR

Scientific Writing Seminar
Justin Mullins and Mark Buchanan

Cognitive impairment in Parkinson's disease: Epidemiology, mechanisms, and biomarkers
Dag Aarsland, Karolinska Institutet

Poster and presentation course
Silvia Leek, MPIDR

Writing a successful grant application
Katja Hübel

Anthropological Research on Aging and Eldercare in China
Jeanne L. Shea, University of Vermont

Searching for Methuselah genes in humans
Almut Nebel, Christian-Albrechts-University Kiel

Introduction to Network Analysis
Philip Leifeld, University of Konstanz