Free Event. Open to all members of the University. This week the seminar will be online for all MSc, MPhil and DPhil students with surnames starting with A to M. MSc, MPhil and DPhil students with surnames starting with N to Z, as well as departmental faculty and researchers can join in person. The talk will be preceded by a light lunch at 12.30 for those attending. Contact Laura Montgomery if you haven't received a Teams meeting link.
Speaker: Christiaan Monden, Professor of Sociology and Demography, Fellow of Nuffield College
Location: Department of Sociology, University of Oxford, 42-43 Park End Street OX1 1JD
Organiser: Michael Biggs, Department of Sociology
Education and health are correlated. This correlation is so ubiquitous that we would probably doubt any survey or large data set that didn’t show this relationship. That wasn’t always the case. In this seminar, I will talk about how this relationship has been studied across different disciplines over the last few decades, and I reflect on research, including my own, into educational differences in health and how it has changed. After thousands of papers, what have we actually learned?