Research

Funded research project work experience

2020-2024: Enlightened trust: An examination of trust and distrust in governance – conditions, effects and remedies. European Commission Horizon 2020 – Research and Innovation Framework Programme: H2020-SC6-GOVERNANCE-2019. Role: (external) expert for the Polish case (Warsaw University). Main Institution: University of Siegen, Germany.

2019-2021: Enhancing female entrepreneurship in India (ENPRENDIA) (European Commission, Erasmus+ Capacity Building Action), Main institution: Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology (India) Total funding: 981,676 euro (67 215 for UCD). Role: Leader of the UCD team.

2011-now: Warsaw Debates on Social Policy – a series of seminars on various social policy topics, organised by the Friedrich Ebert Foundation Office in Warsaw and the ICRA Foundation. Role: coordinator, initiator, presenter, expert.

2017-2019: Social Policy Analysis for Citizens’ Information (Citizens Information Board, CIB). Based at UCD School of Social Policy, Social Work and Social Justice. Role: Co-investigator.

2018, 2019, 2020: Seed Funding (UCD internal funding, success rate 100%). Role: Investigator.

2018-2019: A New Generational and Gender Contract: Long Term Care Policy and Politics in France and Ireland (GEN2) (Irish Research Council). Based at UCD School of Social Policy, Social Work and Social Justice. Role: Co-investigator.

2017: Concept paper on access of young people to information and support services (Eurofound).  Main institution: Institute for Labour and Social Research, Milan, Italy.  Role: country expert.

2012-2015: Family policy in Poland and in Europe: institutional models, factors behind, fs/QCA analysis (National Research Centre of Poland). Based at Institute of Social Policy, Warsaw University. Role: Principle investigator (ranked #3 on the list of successful proposals)

2014-2015: Families in the economic crisis: mapping policy responses in 10 European Member States (Eurofound). Based at Institute for Labour Research, Milan, Italy. Role: country expert

2014Study on the effective use of ECEC in preventing early school leaving (European Commission). Based at PPMI. Vilnius, Lithuania. Role: country expert

2014: Provision of research services for the project Assessing Childcare in Europe (European Commission). Based at PPMI. Vilnius, Lithuania. Role: country expert.

2012-2013: Aware Artists – research of the legal awareness of the artists in Poland., Roles: designing the survey, analysing the results, conducting interviews and preparing the final report.

01.2012 – 12.2012: New Welfare States-New Measures. Tax-benefit microsimulations model. Department of Political Science, University of Southern Denmark. EU FP7 NoE RECWOWE – Reconciliation of work and welfare and the Nordic Council NoE REASSESS – Reassessing the Nordic welfare model. Roles: coordination, expert work and drafting an article.

2011-2012: The impact of day care services for children in the Visegrad countries. Based at Budapest Institute, Hungary. Roles: expert work, research and publication.

2010: I-MAP – the map of pro-integration initiatives. Based Centre for International Relations, Warsaw, Poland. Financed by the European Fund for the Integration of third-country nationals. Roles: policy review and report preparation.