Date / Time

8:00 am 09/07/2018 -

4:00 pm 11/07/2018

Location

University of Milano-Bicocca, Piazza dell'Ateneo Nuovo, Milan, Metropolitan City of Milan, Italy

University of Milano-Bicocca, Piazza dell'Ateneo Nuovo, Milan, Metropolitan City of Milan, Italy

Several Life Course Centre Researchers will be attending this conference. The conference theme will focus on qualitative and quantitative longitudinal research on social change and its impacts, although submissions from many areas of longitudinal and life course studies will be covered: physical, psychological, social developmental and ageing processes and functioning within and across life course stages from infancy to old age; methods and findings of cohort studies; other sources of longitudinal data such as panel studies and record linkage; international comparisons; household, and income dynamics; gene-environment interactions; ‘mixed’, and comparative methods; innovative methodology in design, measurement, data management, analysis and research practice (quantitative and qualitative).

Two Life Course Centre Symposium will be presented:

Education, Schooling, and Wellbeing Over the Life Course
Chair: Janeen Baxter, The University of Queensland, Australia
Convenor: Jack Lam, The University of Queensland, Australia
Gender Differences in Educational Aspirations and Attitudes
Presenter: Tina Rampino, The University of Queensland, Australia
Mediators of the Relationship Between Early-Life Disadvantage and Subsequent School Performance
Presenter: Daniel Christensen, University of Western Australia Co-authors: Joel Stafford, Catherine Taylor, Stephen Zubrick, University of Western Australia
The Diverse Risk Profiles of Persistently Absent Primary School Students: Data from the Longitudinal Study of Australian Children
Presenter: Kirsten J. Hancock, University of Western Australia Co-authors: Francis Mitrou, Catherine Taylor, Stephen Zubrick, University of Western Australia
The Impact of Neighborhood and School Contextual Factors on Bullying and Victimization
Presenter: Sophie Aiyer, University of Queensland, Australia Co-authors: Lorraine Mazerolle, Sarah Bennett, University of Queensland, Australia

Health and Wellbeing Across the Life Course
Chair: Janeen Baxter, The University of Queensland, Australia
Convenor: Jack Lam, The University of Queensland, Australia
The Scars of the Past? Childhood Health and Health Differentials in Later Life
Presenter: Jack Lam, University of Queensland, Australia Co-authors: Martin O’Flaherty, Janeen Baxter, Rebekah Coley, University of Queensland, Australia
The Implications of Poor Neonatal Health on Children’s School Readiness: Variation by Family Socioeconomic Status
Presenter: Rebecca Ryan, Georgetown University Co-authors: Caitlin Hines, Christina Padilla, Georgetown University
Teenage Mothers’ Health Over the Life Course
Presenter: Guyonne Kalb, University of Melbourne, Australia Co-authors: Ha Vu, University of Melbourne, Australia
Adolescents are Not More Risk Taking but More Impatient When Observed by Peers
Presenter: Agnieszka Tymula, University of Sydney, Australia