Centre for Population, Aging and HealthWestern Social Science
  • Social Inequality in Physical and Mental Health Across the Life Course
  • Gender, Work, Family, and Aging
  • Population Movement, Inequality, and Well-being

Centre for Population, Aging and Health

The Centre for Population, Aging, and Health encourages, organizes and supports innovative social science research in the areas of population, aging, and health.  We are a community of scholars working and collaborating on research and methods that advance the scientific understanding of changing population dynamics, individual and population aging, and the social determinants of health.

Latest News and Recent Announcements

New Faculty Member

CPAH welcomes Dr. Michael Haan, Associate Professor and Canada Research Chair in Migration and Ethnic Relation in the Department of Scoiology. Dr. Haan’s research interests intersect the areas of demography, immigrant settlement, labour market integration, and data development.

PhD Candidate Receives CIHR Excellence Award in Sex and Gender Research

Nicole Etherington, PhD Candidate in Sociology, was recognized by the CIHR Institute of Gender and Health for her innovative research on women's health. Her dissertation research applies unique methodological and theoretical approaches to the study of women's and men's health over time, and across a variety of disease outcomes to further our understanding of the complexity of social determinants of women's health over the life course. Her research has been published in Women and Health, and is forthcoming in Women and Aging and Longitudinal and Life Course Studies.

Professor Rachel Margolis and Natalie Iciaszczyk Publish Article

Professor Rachel Margolis and MA Student Natalie Iciaszczyk recently publised "The Changing Health Of Canadian Grandparents" in Canadian Studies in Population. For a link to the article, please click here.

Professor Rachel Margolis and Colleague Publish Article

Professor Rachel Margolis recently published "Parental Well-being Surrounding First Birth as a Determinant of Further Parity Progression" with colleague Mikko Myrskylä in Demography. The article has been featured in many recent news reports, including the Huffington Post.

Roderic Beaujot Earns Lifetime Contribution Award

Sociology professor emeritus Roderic Beaujot recently received the 2015 Lifetime Contribution Award, presented by the Canadian Population Society. Read more from Western News.

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