Documenting childhood inequalities and the case for early intervention

November 1, 2021
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In episode 11 of the DIAL podcast, Professor Gabriella Conti from University College London discusses two pieces of research part-funded through DIAL’s Growing up Unequal? The Origins, Dynamics and Lifecycle Consequences of Childhood Inequalities project.  The first investigates socio-emotional inequalities in children born in the UK in the 1970s and the Millennium and the second investigates … Read more

Education pathways: how do they affect young people’s job prospects?

October 26, 2021
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In episode 10 of Series 3 of the DIAL Podcast, Professor Steffen Schindler from the University of Bamberg discusses findings from DIAL’s LIFETRACK project which is looking at how different education pathways impact the type of job young people go on to secure.  Further information Educational differentiation in secondary education and labour-market outcomes Transcript  Christine … Read more

DIAL at the European R&I Days 2021

September 29, 2021
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The European Research and Innovation Days were held online on 23 and 24 June 2021. DIAL Scientific Programme Co-ordinator Elina Kilpi-Jakonen and GUODLCCI co-PI Gabriella Conti contributed to panel discussions during the event. Elina Kilpi-Jakonen took part in the panel discussion How can R&I help to leave no one behind in the post-COVID-19 recovery? She … Read more

A new video by the CILIA-LGBTQI+ project out now

August 18, 2021
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The CILIA LGBTQI+ Lives video is focused on how sexual and gender diversity is seen and experienced in everyday life in Portugal. Taking into account what has changed and what remains the same, they advance recommendations and demonstrate the importance of life course evidence-based research.   Watch the video here!   CILIA LGBTQI+ Lives, film … Read more

Modelling the LGBTQ workplace for new insights and understanding

June 1, 2021
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In Episode 9 of Series 3 of the DIAL Podcast, Professor Andrew King and Matt Hall from DIAL’s CILIA-LGBTQI+ research programme discuss their work exploring how Agent Based Modelling (ABM) can contribute to the study of LGBTQ lives, and conversely, how theory and insights from LGBTQ studies can inform the practice of ABM.

Antenatal steroids: are there links with mental and behaviour problems later on?

May 11, 2021
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In Episode 8 of Series 3 of the DIAL Podcast, Katri Räikkönen from Helsinki University and a member of DIAL’s PremLife project, talks about her research investigating whether the babies of mothers who whilst pregnant are prescribed steroid drugs, because of concerns around premature births, are more likely to develop behavioural and mental disorders later on. … Read more

CILIA LGBTQI+ project’s presentation on Queering Generations

April 28, 2021
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In the British Sociological Association’s Annual Conference of 2021, Matthew Hall delivered findings from the CILIA LGBTQI+ project’s lifecourse interviews and presented an upcoming book chapter by him and Andrew King, which explores the concept of ‘Queer Generations’. The presentation outlined how LGBTQI+ lives present a challenge to traditional and normative ways of thinking about … Read more

A new blog post by the CILIA-LGBTQI+ project out now

April 21, 2021
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In CILIA-LGBTQI+ project’s new blog post titled Doing the Work of Impact, project’s advisory group member Milo Chesnut discusses the importance of increasing the use and impact of research, and emphasises the importance of enlisting stakeholders and members of key communities early on in a project to help ensure that findings reach communities that may … Read more

A new blog post by CILIA-LGBTQI+ project explores the connections between life courses and literate lives

April 13, 2021
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In CILIA-LGBTQI+ project’s blog post, Dr. Navan Govender explores the connections between lifecourses and the literate lives we lead. Dr. Govander asks what might the value be in recognising the literate lives we actually lead – considering the continued, and persistent, dominance of heteropatriarchal and cisnormativities, as well as the various ways in which they … Read more

LIFETRACK project’s special issue on secondary school tracking and labour market outcomes

March 19, 2021
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The journal Longitudinal and Life Course Studies has published a very interesting special issue on secondary school tracking and labour market outcomes prepared by the LIFETRACK project. The special issue includes the following papers: Editorial by Steffen Schindler. An article examining upper secondary school tracking, labour market outcomes, and intergenerational inequality in Denmark by Jesper Fels … 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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