Additional outreach

  • November 2022. The fourth bi-annual newsletter of the project was distributed. Link
  • June 2022. We held our first joint project meeting with our main collaborators as a hybrid event as part of the European Population Conference 2021 in Groningen, June 29.
  • April 2022. The third bi-annual newsletter of the project was distributed. Link
  • October 2021. The second bi-annual newsletter of the project was distributed. Link
  • July 2021. The Pop Digest from Population Europe entitled “Higher Future European Life Expectancy than previously expected” focused on the recently published article by Fanny Janssen et al. in eLife. Link
  • July 2021. The recent publication by Janssen et al. on future life expectancy was selected to appear as well as an eLife Digest. “Growing lifespans. The average life expectancy for Europeans could extend into the nineties'”. Link
  • June 2021. To showcase the research at the Netherlands Interdisciplinary Demographic Institute in honour of its 50th anniversary, a short video was made and distributed on the Future Longevity Inequalities project in which Wanda Van Hemelrijck explains the project. See below
  • May 2021, The first bi-annual newsletter of the project was distributed. Link
  • March 2021, Daniel Zazueta submitted his PhD proposal to the Graduate School of Spatial Sciences – University of Groningen titled: Past trends in socio-economic longevity inequalities: the effect of lifestyle, and their impact on general life expectancy trends. First promotor: Prof Dr Fanny Janssen. Second promotor: Prof Dr Anton E. Kunst. Daily supervisor: Dr Wanda Van Hemelrijck.
  • January 2021, Eva Kagenaar submitted her PhD proposal titled: The past and future progression of the obesity epidemic by socio-economic group in European countries, and its impact on trends in socio-economic longevity inequalities. First promotor: Prof Dr Fanny Janssen. Second promotor: Prof Dr Anton E. Kunst. Daily supervisor: Dr Wanda Van Hemelrijck.
  • January 2021, the popular version of “The combined impact of smoking, obesity, and alcohol on life expectancy trends in Europeā€¯, appeared on N-IUSSP: IUSSP’s online news magazine. Link
  • January 2021, the publication on the impact of smoking, obesity and alcohol on national life expectancy levels and trends by Fanny Janssen and collaborators is featured as PopDigest on the Population Europe website. Link
  • January 2021, Fanny Janssen et al. published a post on the IJEblog related to their recent publication on the impact of smoking, obesity and alcohol on national life expectancy levels and trends. Link