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Policy Roundtables in Aberdeen and Glasgow

During the month of May the Research Team based at the School of Education at the University of Glasgow organised two policy roundtables, one in Aberdeen (17th May 2018) and another one in Glasgow (24th May 2018), the two Scottish regions studied in the YOUNG_ADULLLT project. The intention of these policy roundtables was to share the main findings and policy recommendations of the European research project with policy-makers, practitioners, employers and other relevant stakeholders involved in the project and that can benefit from it. Each one of the sessions started with the presentation

5th Consortium Meeting in Brussels

The 5th Consortium meeting of the YOUNG_ADULLLT research project took place in Brussels from the 14th to the15th June 2018. The meeting was organised by the University of Munster and the European Research Services GmbH, and hosted by the representation of the State of North Rhine-Westphalia to the European Union. The sessions of the first day focused on the presentation and discussion of the comparative analysis of the recently finalised empirical Working Packages (WP5, WP6 & WP7). During the sessions the participants commented on the work presented and provided suggestions for further research developments
Queralt Capsada-Munsech

Queralt Capsada-Munsech, Project Coordinator

Postdoctoral Researcher at the Robert Owen Centre for Educational Change at the University of Glasgow. She got her PhD in Sociology at the Department of Political and Social Sciences at Universitat Pompeu Fabra (Barcelona). Her main research interests are social stratification, education and transitions to labour market. Her doctoral thesis addresses the study of overeducation among university graduates from different fields of study and social origins. She is now working full-time in the H2020 project, developing the Scottish part of the project jointly with the rest of the team at University of Glasgow.
Michele Schweisfurth

Michele Schweisfurth, Comparative Analysis

Professor of Comparative and International Education at the University of Glasgow, and Director of the Robert Owen Centre for Educational Change. She has been Vice-Chair and Chair of the British Association for International and Comparative Education (2008-2012) and editor of the journal Comparative Education (2009-2014) and is currently Chair of the Research Standing Committee of the World Council of Comparative Education Societies. Her research interests include learner mobility and the relationships between policy, pedagogy and social change, and her methodological expertise includes comparative case studies and qualitative approaches.
Lesley Doyle

Lesley Doyle, Qualitative Analysis

Senior Lecturer in educational sociology and research methods in the School of Education at the University of Glasgow. She holds a doctoral degree in educational sociology. Her main research interests revolve around international and comparative dimensions on youth and young adult (aged 14-29 years) transitions in education, training and work, and related education and social policy.