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ESF awards 13th European Latsis Prize to James Vaupel on pioneering demographic research
Date:11/23/2011

Strasbourg -- The European Science Foundation (ESF) has awarded this year's European Latsis Prize to Professor James W. Vaupel, of the Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research in Rostock, Germany. The theme for this year's prize was "Demography." Professor Vaupel was awarded the prize for his contributions to research on ageing and lifespan, and his profound influence on demographic research. The Prize was awarded on the eve of the Annual Assembly of the European Science Foundation, which will take place on 24 November in Strasbourg, France.

The European Latsis Prize, entering its 13th year, is valued at 100,000 Swiss francs (80,000). The Prize is funded by the Geneva-based Latsis Foundation and awarded by the ESF to an individual or a research group who, in the opinion of their peers, has made the greatest contribution to a particular field of European research. The theme "Mathematics" has been chosen for the 2012 Latsis Prize.

"The recognition of my work into demographic research is extremely flattering and I am delighted to be considered for such an esteemed award," commented Vaupel. "This research has been my life work and I am extremely passionate about it. The world is continually changing and demographic changes are quite fascinating. I like to say based on our research that 70 year-olds today are as healthy as 60 year-olds were 50 years ago. We are gaining about two additional years of healthy life every decade."

James Vaupel is honoured for a lifetime of groundbreaking research into the biology of ageing, the statistics of senescence and the connection between public health and longevity. His key papers on mortality and lifespan have each been cited many hundreds of times, and he has been honoured by the Ipsen Foundation in France and twice by the Population Association of America. He is a member of the US National Academy of Sciences and the German National Academy of Sciences Leopoldina. The Latsis Prize announc
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Contact: Shira Tabachnikoff, ESF
stabachnikoff@esf.org
33-038-876-7132
European Science Foundation
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