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ESRC-SDS PhD project begins

Applications for the ESRC-SDS PhD Studentship linked to the H2020 YOUNG_ADULLT Scotland at Robert Owen Centre were invited internationally through jobs.ac.uk and the recruitment process completed earlier in 2017 . The successful candidate, Petri Simonen, started a four-year program of research in October 2017 (one-year MRes followed by a three-year PhD). Petri will research on lifelong learning (LLL) policies and their effects on young people in Scotland. The specific objective of the PhD will be to elucidate how LLL policies support young adults in their life courses by investigating who are the key influencers and

Meetings with local and regional stakeholders in Glasgow City Region and Aberdeen City and Shire

As part of the impact strategy of the Young-Adulllt (YA) research project in Scotland (ESRC-IAA funded), four of the team members of the Scottish team organised local meetings in Glasgow and Aberdeen in collaboration with Glasgow City Council and Skills Development Scotland (SDS). The meetings took place in Glasgow City Council on the 18th October 2017 and at the SDS offices in Aberdeen City on the 24th October 2017. Members of the Glasgow City Council, Aberdeen City Council and Aberdeenshire Council, SDS and the Department of Work and Pensions (DWP) participated in these

3rd Consortium Meeting at the University of Granada

From the 28th to the 30th June 2017 the 3rd Consortium Meeting of the H2020 European funded project YOUNG-ADULLLT took place in Granda. University of Granada, one of the YOUNG-ADULLLT partners, hosted the meeting. Researchers from all partners institutions attended the meeting to present and discuss the research updates. The meeting was developed as follows: The first day of the meeting was dedidcated to the management, research design and dissemination updates. Afterwards, the research outputs and contributions of the first finalised Working Package on Policy Mapping, Review and Analysis (WP3) were presented. In the afternoon