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Research project

Family Demography and Health in Low and Middle-Income Countries

Lead researcher:
Research funder:
ESRC
Status:
Not active

Staff

Lead researcher

Professor Vicky Hosegood

Professor of Demography and Family

Research interests

  • Vicky Hosegood’s current research studies focus on the demography and health of families in sub-Saharan Africa. With a special interest in South Africa her work:
  • investigates family and household factors and processes that promote health and wellbeing across the life courseimproves the measurement, collection and analysis of family demographic and health data in resource-poor settings informs the design and evaluation of family-based interventions She is a member of several research groups within the University of Southampton including Family Demography in particular that of Families in southern Africa, the ESRC-funded Centre for Population Change.

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Other researchers

Professor Jane Falkingham

VP International and Engagement

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Professor Maria Evandrou FAcSS

PROFESSOR OF GERONTOLOGY

Research interests

  • inequalities in later life, particularly inequalities in the incomes of older people, equity in health and social care, and inequalities amongst ethnic elders in the UKinformal carers, paid employment and resourcesthe retirement prospects of future generations of elders, particularly the building and use of different types of policy tools for modelling income, pensions, health, incapacity, demand and supply of formal and informal care amongst older people in the futureA unifying theme throughout much of my research is the use of a dynamic, life course perspective.

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Professor Sabu Padmadas

Associate Dean International

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