population scientist

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Synonyms for population scientist

a scientist who studies the growth and density of populations and their vital statistics

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We have an unusual mix of basic, clinical, and population scientists," says CEHS director James Swenberg, a UNCCH professor of environmental sciences and engineering.
Since 1952, the Population Council has sustained a commitment to the goal of training population scientists from developing countries.
New global issues--the expansion of international migration, aging populations, persistent poverty, preservation of the environment, and the HIV/AIDS epidemic--have eclipsed the historical focus of population scientists on describing and explaining population growth and fertility decline.
Despite the great need for population scientists, particularly ones from the developing world, a critical change in the population field that occurred in the mid-1990s has made it more difficult to train population scientists.
Population organizations and universities should provide previously trained population scientists with opportunities for continuing education in the form of midcareer training.
It comprises over 120 clinical researchers, basic scientists and population scientists who work together to translate scientific discoveries into longer and better lives for cancer patients.
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