Professor Jane Falkingham is Dean of the Faculty of Social Sciences at the University of Southampton.

She is currently the Director of the ESRC Centre for Population Change, and President of the European Association of Population Studies (EAPS).

Research interests are:

  • The drivers and consequences of population change, both in the UK and internationally
  • Ageing, intergenerational relations and the changing life course
  • Population ageing and social security, in particular the design of pensions systems and their impact upon resources in later life
  • The redistributive effect of the welfare state, in particular how it varies both across the life-cycle for an individual and also between cohorts with changes in the life course