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 has 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 has 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.
December 7-9, 2020, Fanny Janssen participated in the Annual Academy of the International Max Planck Research School in Population Health and Datascience. Rostock: Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research. (online)