Mónica López López Becomes EUSARF Board Member

HESTIA team member Dr. Móncia López López becomes a board member of the European Scientific Association on Residential and Family Care for Children and Adolescents (EUSARF). EUSARF was born in the late eighties of the last century out of the collaboration between child welfare academics from several European universities. Currently, EUSARF has a board consisting of 20 … More Mónica López López Becomes EUSARF Board Member

HEALTHDOX Researchers Presented Three Papers on Healthcare Satisfaction and Solidarity at the 24th International Conference of Europeanists

by Tamara Popic (HEALTHDOX) This year’s CES conference provided an excellent opportunity to discuss the latest project developments with some of the Healthdox team members and get a very valuable feedback from the other conference participants on our most recent research findings. We had an excellent opportunity to present our paper (co-authored by T. Popic, … More HEALTHDOX Researchers Presented Three Papers on Healthcare Satisfaction and Solidarity at the 24th International Conference of Europeanists

Coming Up in August: WSF Thematic Workshop and Summer School “The Future of Child and Family Welfare Policy: Looking Through Different Lenses”

How far does variation in policies and priorities reflect diversity in the social construction of abuse and neglect between countries? Are variations in policy and practice associated with variation in outcomes for children and families? How do practitioners in different welfare systems understand the notion ‘family’ in professional practice? What broader trends in the development … More Coming Up in August: WSF Thematic Workshop and Summer School “The Future of Child and Family Welfare Policy: Looking Through Different Lenses”

Prestigious NWO Visitors Grant for Prof. John Fluke (University of Colorado) to join project HESTIA at the University of Groningen

The Dutch team of project HESTIA has secured a Visitor’s Travel Grant for Prof. John Fluke of the University of Colorado to join the research project HESTIA at the the Faculty of Behavioural and Social Sciences of University of Groningen. In the Netherlands, the country team is coordinated by Prof. Hans Grietens and Dr. Mónica … More Prestigious NWO Visitors Grant for Prof. John Fluke (University of Colorado) to join project HESTIA at the University of Groningen

WSF Thematic Workshop “Inequality and Welfare States” in Oslo, 19 – 20 June 2017 – A Short Report by the Organizers

The Welfare State Futures research programme (WSF) organized a thematic workshop at the University of Oslo 19-20 June 2017 in collaboration with Prof. Kalle Moene (GIWeS) and Prof. Alexander Cappelen (FPRWS) of the Department of Economics at the Norwegian School of Economics (NHH). The Workshop focused on issues of inequality and welfare states and consisted of … More WSF Thematic Workshop “Inequality and Welfare States” in Oslo, 19 – 20 June 2017 – A Short Report by the Organizers