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    We hope our newsletter finds you well. We've had a busy few months, and the items below will give you a taster of the research, publications, media activities and events that we've been involved with.

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    Centre for Population Change wins second phase funding from ESRC

    We are delighted to announce that we have been successful in gaining renewed core funding from the UK Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) to support a second phase of research until December 2018.

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    CPC Director appointed Vice-President of BSPS

    In other good news, Professor Jane Falkingham has been appointed Vice-President of the British Society of Population Studies (BSPS), succeeding Professor Tony Champion. Professor Falkingham will hold the post for two years. Read more.

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    Special issue of Population, Space and Place: Migration and Demographic Change

    The journal Population, Space and Place has just published its November/December edition, a special issue featuring articles on Migration and Demographic Change from a number of CPC members. The issue is guest edited by CPC researchers Professor Allan Findlay and Professor Jackie Wahba and is available open access on the Population, Space and Place website. Links to the individual articles are available on the CPC website.

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    First ever global index to measure wellbeing of older people

    Professor Asghar Zaidi (CPC Associate) has worked with HelpAge International and an international expert group to develop the 'Global AgeWatch Index' to help highlight the varying quality of life and wellbeing that older people experience in countries around the world. Read more.

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    Scotland, migration and the referendum

    Two major projects analysing migration to and from Scotland were launched on 18 September to inform the Scottish referendum debate. The projects bring together the expertise of academics from CPC and the Migration Observatory at the University of Oxford and will provide the most comprehensive look at internal and international migration between Scotland, the UK and the rest of the world in recent times. The work undertaken by CPC considers how Scotland differs from the rest of the UK in terms of migration patterns, and in public attitudes towards immigration. Read more.

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    European migration modelling database launched

    We are pleased to announce the launch of a new database created to provide tables of migration flows among countries in the European Union and European Free Trade Association, as well as to and from the rest of the world. The Integrated Modelling of European Migration (IMEM) database can present estimated migration flows by country of origin, country of destination, age and sex, and also includes measures of uncertainty. Read more.

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    New CPC Working Papers

    CPC has produced nine new working papers since our last newsletter in Spring 2013:

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    New CPC Briefing Papers

    CPC has now produced over 10 Briefing Papers, with four published so far in 2013:

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    CPC in the news

    Here are some of the media activities CPC members have contributed to over the last few months:

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    Upcoming events

    'Changing the way we age' - Inaugural lecture by Asghar Zaidi - 30 October 2013. Find out more.

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    Events round-up

    CPC members have been busy attending many events over the summer - here are just a few of the highlights:

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    More information

    The ESRC Centre for Population Change carries out research into the key drivers and implications of population change. Funded by the Economic and Social Research Council and based jointly at the University of Southampton and National Records for Scotland, the Centre brings together expertise from the universities of Southampton, St. Andrews, Edinburgh, Strathclyde and Stirling as well as the National Records for Scotland and the Office for National Statistics.

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