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CeFH Genetics Friday: OPENFLUX - Societal openness, normative flux and the social modification of heritability

Presentation by Torkild Hovde Lyngstad, University of Oslo

Presentation by Torkild Hovde Lyngstad, University of Oslo


10. Jan | 2020

11:00-12:00
Seminar
Marcus Thranes gate 2, meeting room 201, 2nd floor

About the speaker

Torkild Hovde Lyngstad is professor of sociology at the University of Oslo, Norway. He holds a PhD in demography from the same institution. His research interests include family demography, social stratification, life course criminology and social science genetics. Starting in the summer of 2019, he leads the ERC-funded project "OPENFLUX: Societal openness, normative flux and the social modification of heritability" which uses genetic data and methods to study change in societies, across life courses and transmission processes from parents to children. Torkild is also member of the Scientific Advisory Committee of the Centre for Fertility and Health.

 

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The Centre for Fertility and Health is a Centre of Excellence (SFF) at the Norwegian Institute of Public Health.