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Wednesday, 12 January 2011

Another forthcoming event

The Population Investigation Committee: Its history and influence over the last 75 years

An afternoon symposium to celebrate the launch of the historical archives of the Population Investigation Committee at the Wellcome Library.
Friday 18 February 2011, 14:30-18:30
Wellcome Trust Conference Centre,
183 Euston Road, London, NW1 2BE

Attendance is free and open to all but advance registration is required as places are limited. Please register by emailing

Dr Edmund Ramsden (University of Exeter): The history & origins of the PIC
Christopher Langford (London School of Economics and Political Science): David Glass and the PIC
Prof. Michael Wadsworth (Medical Research Council): Setting up the 1946 Birth Cohort Study
Prof. Ian Deary (University of Edinburgh): The Scottish Mental Surveys of 1932 and 1947
Prof. Richard Smith (University of Cambridge): Revisiting the Demography of the British Peerage
Dr Lesley Hall (Wellcome Library): Placing the PIC in the context of the archival record
Followed by questions and discussion

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