| The Population Research Group (PRG)
at the University of Victoria is an interdisciplinary group of scholars
drawn from anthropology, economics, geography, history, mathematics
and statistics, Pacific and Asian studies, and sociology. It is devoted
to promoting research and training in demography and population studies.
Coming from a wide variety of disciplines, associated faculty and
their students have a varied set of research interests including aging,
health and HIV/AIDS, historical demography, immigration, family and
household, fertility and contraception, and mathematical modeling.
The Group is formally established as an officially recognized
research group on campus. As such it functions under the aegis of
the Vice-President Research. The director of the group is Zheng
Wu. Barry Edmonston is the associate director.