Hestia Team Hosting the Think Tank “Participatory Process for Identifying Policy-relevant Research Questions in Child Protection”

During a session celebrated on May 4 in Groningen, the Netherlands, the researchers of Hestia presented findings from their NORFACE-funded project that are highly relevant for the development of child protection policy. The Think Tank was attended by the Alderman for Youth, Mattias Gijsbertsen, and a group of 12 policy makers from the Municipality of Groningen. … More Hestia Team Hosting the Think Tank “Participatory Process for Identifying Policy-relevant Research Questions in Child Protection”

TransJudFare Research Teams Meeting at EUSA Conference in Miami

From May 4-6 the 15th Biennial Conference of the European Union Studies Association (EUSA) took place in Miami, Florida. The EUSA is the premier scholarly and professional association focusing on the European Union, the ongoing integration processes, and transatlantic relations. The TransJudFare research project funded by the current Norface funding circle ‘Welfare State Futures’ addresses … More TransJudFare Research Teams Meeting at EUSA Conference in Miami

New Publication by HEALTHDOX Researcher Björn Rönnerstrand on “Corruption and Use of Antibiotics in Regions of Europe”

The HEALTHDOX Project investigates the current political determinants and policy consequences of post-1989 European health reforms. The end of the cold war was a turning point for many European health systems, with many post-socialist transition countries privatizing their state-run health systems, and many West and Southern European health systems experimenting with new public management and … More New Publication by HEALTHDOX Researcher Björn Rönnerstrand on “Corruption and Use of Antibiotics in Regions of Europe”

Child Care Costs and Quality – What Britain can Learn from its Northern Neighbors

When Britons stare at the blue dot on their pregnancy test, the first question that springs to mind might not be “Do you think it’ll be a boy or a girl?” As childcare in Britain is ranked among the most expensive in the world, probably the first thing that comes to their minds is, “How … More Child Care Costs and Quality – What Britain can Learn from its Northern Neighbors

Exciting News from WelfSOC Project: First Book Manuscript for “After Austerity” Submitted to Oxford University Press

Peter Taylor-Gooby and his team around Heejung Chung and Benjamin Leruth have successfully submitted their book manuscript for “After Austerity: The Future of the Welfare State: New Cleavages and Solidarities in Europe” to Oxford University Press, the largest university press in the world. It can be assumed that the book will be published around May … More Exciting News from WelfSOC Project: First Book Manuscript for “After Austerity” Submitted to Oxford University Press