What will the family of the future look like?
Technology, immigration, and the gender revolution are just some of the factors changing the family of the future. Where will these trends take us?
Professor Ann Berrington is Professor of Demography and Social Statistics within Social Sciences: Social Statistics & Demography at the University of Southampton.
Ann has an undergraduate degree in Human Sciences from the University of Oxford, an MSc in Medical Demography from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine and a PhD in Social Statistics from the University of Southampton. She is currently a Professor of Demography and Social Statistics and jointly co-ordinates the Fertility Strand of the ESRC Centre for Population Change (CPC). She is the principle investigator (PI) for two CPC projects, one focusing on the Postponement and Recuperation of Fertility (see project webpage) and one focusing on Patterns of Leaving and Returning Home in the UK (see project webpage). She also undertakes research on living arrangements in mid-life (see, for example, Demey et al., 2011), civil partnerships (see, for example, Ross et al., 2011) and methods for longitudinal data analysis (see, for example, Smith et al., 2009 and Berrington et al., 2006).