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  • A line of people in silhouette, against the backdrop of planet Earth. Featured image for podcast episode 'How has life expectancy changed after the pandemic?'

    How has life expectancy changed after the pandemic?

    Demographers (researchers who study the statistics of human populations) look at factors such as birth rates, death rates, migration…

  • Aedes albopictus mosquito. Featured image for podcast episode "Can you make a dengue fever forecast?"

    Can you make a dengue fever forecast?

    More than half the world’s population is at risk from dengue fever, a viral infection that is spread via…

  • Shanty town with skyscrapers in the distance. Featured image for micro-documentary 'Demography: Understanding Our World".

    Demography: Understanding Our World

    What is demography, and how can it provide us with a better understanding of our world and the people…

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    José Manuel Aburto


    In many parts of the world life expectancy has been increasing over the last decades, but not everywhere. In…

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    Ridhi Kashyap

    Demographer or Population Scientist

    Ridhi is a professor of demography and computational social science at Oxford University. She studies human populations using quantitative…

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