We are pleased to announce Melinda Mills, director of the Leverhulme Centre for Demographic Science, as our second keynote speaker for the RSS 2021 International Conference, which takes place on 6-9 September in Manchester next year.
Melinda Mills MBE, FBA is director of the Leverhulme Centre for Demographic Science at the University of Oxford. Her research is in the area of reproduction (fertility), chronotype, nonstandard, precarious employment and assortative mating and more recently in sociogenomics, combining a social science and molecular genetic approach to the study of behavioural outcomes.
She is on the Royal Society’s SET-C (Science in Emergency Tasking COVID-19) group and SAGE sub-committee on ethnicity and has conducted various Covid-19 studies. She is on the Executive Council of the UKRI/ESRC (Economic and Social Research Council) and the Supervisory Board of the Dutch National Science Council.
Mills has published seven books, including two statistical textbooks, and more than 100 articles across multiple scientific disciplines including Nature Genetics, Science, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, and the Annual Review of Sociology.
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