11.12.2019
Two Members of SOCIUM Elected to the Review Boards of the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG)

Two Members of SOCIUM Elected to the Review Boards of the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG)

Olaf Groh-Samberg in sociology and Frank Nullmeier in political science successful

Every four years all scientists active in research in Germany are asked to elect the members of the Review Boards of the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG). In this year’s election two members of SOCIUM were successful. Olaf Groh-Samberg was elected for the first time as a member for empirical social research. Frank Nullmeier was reelected as a member for political science in the Review Board for Social Sciences. Read more ...

02.12.2019
Frank Nullmeier New Member of the Scientific Board of the Forschungsnetzwerk Alterssicherung

Frank Nullmeier New Member of the Scientific Board of the Forschungsnetzwerk Alterssicherung

Deutsche Rentenversicherung appoints SOCIUM member for a three-year term

Rarely known but very useful: The Deutsche Rentenversicherung finances important social science research in the area of old-age security. Since 2001 this is institutionally organized in the Forschungsnetzwerk Alterssicherung (FNA) which supports research projects, research scholarships, workshops, a research award and a graduate colloquium. Read more ...

28.11.2019
On the Consequences of New Modes of Community Long-Term Care Provision

On the Consequences of New Modes of Community Long-Term Care Provision

Authors from the SOCIUM Research Center on Inequality and Social Policy at the University of Bremen present the BARMER Long-Term Care Report for 2019

This year's BARMER Long-Term Care Report was presented today at the Conference Centre of the Federal Press Conference House in Berlin. The analysis of new living arrangements with long-term care provision is the central focus of this year’s Report. It also includes a review of LTC insurance 25 years since its inception. As in previous years, the authors – Professor Dr. Heinz Rothgang and Dr. Rolf Müller – continue to deliver in-depth analyses of case numbers, incidences, prevalences and long-term care trajectories. The data used for the Report are primarily long-term care statistics for the year 2017 and claims data provided by the health insurance fund BARMER. Read more ...