Project News

LAB meeting, Czech Republic

Prague, 20 November 2014. Metropolitan University Prague organised a Local Advisory Board Meeting. The main aim was to discuss the first research results collected by the MUP team with the stakeholders involved (Research Institute for Labour and Social Affairs, Labour Office of the Czech Republic, Czech National Disability Council, and Educa International. The meeting also benefited from the presence of invited experts from Institute of Sociology of the Czech Academy of Sciences and European Commission. It was organised as a publicly open research seminar where the MUP team presented basic information on the STYLE project as a whole, along with the information about specific tasks to be fulf... »

Society for the Advancement of Socio-Economics Conference: Inequalities in Youth Transitions – mini–conference

The mini-conference empirically scrutinises youth labour market transitions from a comparative perspective; it examines how policy regimes and patterns of inequality are being reformed or reproduced; and it draws out the theoretical implications of these for institutional theory. How are different actors, within and beyond nation states, defining the ‘problem’ of youth unemployment? How do welfare and employment policy legacies affect the ‘solutions’ being adopted? And what are the long-term consequences of emerging inequalities for global youth? The mini-conference is organised around four themes: 1.     Policy Legacies: Families, Flexibility & Policy Regimes 2.     Youth Voice: Represe... »

University of Brighton heads €5m youth unemployment study

PRESS RELEASE The University of Brighton has been chosen to lead a new European-wide research project examining ways of overcoming youth unemployment. The €5m EU-funded ‘STYLE’ project (Strategic Transitions for Youth Labour in Europe) involves 25 research partners and over 60   stakeholder organisations across Europe, including, amongst others, the European Youth Forum representing 99 national youth councils across the EU, along with Business Europe, the ILO, the OECD and the ETUI. Heading the research is Professor Jacqueline O’Reilly from the Centre for Research on Management and Employment at the University of Brighton Business School. She said: “Youth unemployment is hard to ignore, diff... »

OPEN ACCESS – EU requirements

Brussels 12 November 2013 Open Access is intended to make research results available to the widest community. The EU now require funded researchers to make their publications available through Open Access channels. Jacqueline O’Reilly participated in the FLASH-IT training meeting for newly funded projects. For more information about open access: »

Horizon 2020 Agenda setting on Inclusive societies meeting, Berlin

On 24 October 2013 Jacqueline O’Reilly attended the meeting in Berlin where a number of on-going EU projects fed into identifying key issues for the future research agenda for H2020. link here to the page with links to other EU funded pages [ADD LINK] »