CPC Director Professor Jane Falkingham has been made Vice-President of the European Association of Population Studies (EAPS). Council for EAPS is selected bi-annually and responsibility is transferred at the Association's conference. Professor Zsolt Speder takes over the role of President from Professor Francesco Billari.
Jane remarks 'It is with pleasure I take this place on the Council of EAPS and look forward to contributing to the affairs of the Association. I thank the nominating committee, including Francesco Billari, for my selection into the Council. I accept this responsibility to continue the work of previous Vice-Presidents in ensuring the Association continues to develop its activity and grows in membership, subject to the directions of the General Assembly'.
Established in 1983 EAPS is a non-profit, scientific, professional organization which promotes research on population issues. As a scientific association of individual members and Affiliated Institutions, EAPS is a leading international and interdisciplinary forum for population studies with a special focus on Europe.