Second DIAL EU Stakeholder meeting: overcoming childhood disadvantages

July 9, 2020
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23 June 2020 DIAL organized its second virtual EU Stakeholder meeting with the topic of overcoming childhood disadvantages on June 23, 2020. Researchers from four DIAL projects (IMCHILD, GUODLCCI, PremLife and SEED) presented their research on the causes and consequences of childhood disadvantages and how these can be addressed in Europe. Representatives from the European … Read more

The impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on inequality

June 30, 2020
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Researchers from the HUCIAW -project have studied inequality and the potential long-term impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on it. HuCIAW investigates the role of human capital in shaping inequalities over the life course. The project aims to shed new light on the process of human capital formation during adolescence and adulthood, by examing three inter-related … Read more

DIAL EU stakeholder meeting: Tackling gender inequality in Europe

June 30, 2020
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16 June 2020 DIAL organized a virtual EU stakeholder meeting with a topic of gender equality on June 16, 2020. Representatives from the European Commission’s gender equality unit (DG Justice and Consumers) and the social investment strategy unit (DG Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion), the Democracy and European values unit (DG Research & Innovation), and … Read more

Lectures on multidisciplinary inequality research 17-19 August 2020

June 26, 2020
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As part of the Dynamics of Inequality Across the Life-course (DIAL) summer school, three lectures on multidisciplinary inequality research will also be open for a broader audience. These lectures are sponsored by DIAL (Dynamics of Inequality Across the Lifecourse: structres and process research programme), INVEST (Inequalities, Interventions, and New Welfare State research flagship centre) and … Read more

It gets better? Intersectional LGBTQI+ (in)equalities and the UK Government’s LGBT Action Plan

March 18, 2020
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Matson Lawrence and Yvette Taylor write about Intersectional LGBTQI+ (in)equalities and the UK Government’s LGBT Action Plan in the Everyday Society -blog. You can read the blog post here.

The first CILIA-LGBTQI+ Scotland Newsletter

March 18, 2020
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The CILIA-LGBTQI+ Scotland has launched a new Reserach Newsletter! In the newsletters, you will find information about the research and the project’s activities so far, a sample of emerging data, and some of the project’s plans for 2020 and beyond.

Exploring the early environment and childhood development at the second DIAL workshop at Newcastle

February 20, 2020
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Newcastle conference report 13. – 14th January 2020 The second DIAL thematic workshop – Education for Life – was organized on 13th and 14th of January 2020 at the Newcastle University. Researchers from the UK, Germany, the Netherlands, France and Finland gathered together to present and discuss their ongoing research. The presentations of this two-day … Read more

Aleksi Karhula wins the 2019 ALCR Young Scholar Award

January 30, 2020
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DIAL congratulates PhD Aleksi Karhula for winning the 2019 Advances in Life Course Research Young Scholar Award with his paper: Karhula, A., Erola, J., Raab, M. & Fasang, A. 2019. Destination as a process: Sibling similarity in early socioeconomic trajectories. Advances in Life Course Research, 40: 85-98. Karhula and his colleagues studied sibling similarity in … Read more

The many faces of inequality – highlights from the dial mid-term conference

August 15, 2019
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This summary captures a three-day programme of presentations and panel discussions at the mid-term conference organised by Dynamics of Inequality Across the Life-course (DIAL), which took place from 6–8 June 2019 in Turku, Finland. The conference brought together over 90 researchers from many of the DIAL research projects as well as representatives from various international … Read more

Dynamics of Inequality Across the Life-course (DIAL) is a multi-disciplinary research programme consisting of thirteen European projects. The projects examine the sources, structures and consequences of inequalities in contemporary societies. The programme is funded by NORFACE for the period 2017–2021.

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This project has received funding from the European Union's Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 724363

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