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21 April 2017

Three CEPAR researchers have been awarded AUD 50,000 (USD 37,500) to conduct a new online survey looking at Chinese preferences for long-term aged care and how it will be paid.

CEPAR’s Partner Investigator Professor Hanming Fang, Senior Research Fellow Dr Katja Hanewald and Research Fellow Dr Shang Wu have been granted funds in the 2017 Quartet Pilot Project Competition at the University of Pennsylvania.

13 April 2017

The 2016 Annual Report from the ARC Centre of Excellence in Population Ageing Research (CEPAR) details CEPAR's activities, outputs and events in the calendar year 2016.

“We have consolidated our position as a globally leading centre in population research,” says CEPAR Director Professor John Piggott. 


31 January 2017

The Australian National University’s (ANU) Professor Heather Booth is the first woman to be appointed Professor of Demography at an Australian university.

Professor Booth, an Associate Investigator for the ARC Centre of Excellence in Population Ageing Research (CEPAR), is an expert in mortality, longevity and ageing   and will also become the School of Demography’s first female Director of Research.

21 February 2017

APEC Forum members need to do a lot more to promote economic growth to combat population ageing, according to a CEPAR report, commissioned by the Australian Government Department of Employment and presented at an APEC Workshop in Vietnam recently.

Researchers say cooperation in migration policy, education, and technology transfer would allow emerging economies within APEC to increase rates of growth, countering the “headwinds” of population ageing.