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prof. dr. M.C. Mills

Full Professor
prof. dr. M.C. Mills
+31 50 36 36218 (Secretariat Sociology / G. van Wijk)

2013 - ERC Consolidator Grant. ‘SOCIOGENOME: Unravelling the genetic influences of reproductive behaviour and gene-environment Interaction,’ (ERC-2013-CoG-615603 )Value of award: ~€2 million, (2014-2019).

Leader of fertility GWAS meta-analysis consortium in collaboration with the Social Science Genetics Association Consortium

Principal investigator and leader of team: 'Is Fertility in the Genes? Unraveling Gene-Environment Interaction and Fertility'. Mills received € 889,642 Euros in a VIDI (mid-career) grant from the Dutch Science Foundation (NWO).

Melinda Mills has entered into a research partnership with eDarling to examine 'Online daters in a cross-national comparative perspective' (also in coooperation with eDarling Germany and eDarling the Netherlands)

Mills is co-leader of 'The changing role of children and societal implications: Assisted reproduction, late fertility and childlessness,' in Large Networking Collaborative Project, FP7-SSH-2012 European Research Council (ERC), 'FamiliesAndSocieties - Changing Families and Sustainable Societies: Policy contexts and diversity over the life course and across generations,' Led by L. Olah (University Stockholm), Value of Award: € 6.5 million.

Last modified:13 July 2015 1.42 p.m.

Contact information

Grote Rozenstraat 31
9712 TG Groningen
The Netherlands


+31 50 36 36218 (Secretariat Sociology / G. van Wijk)