25 November 2013 - First InGRID winter school organised by CEPS in Brussels.
Picture of the first day:
- 15 November 2013 - Second call for visiting grants is now closed. The selection results will be announced Mid-December.
5 November 2013 - The first InGRID newsletter is now published.
Since the kick-off meeting of the InGRID project in April, the project has taken a flying start. In this first newsletter, we take the opportunity to introduce the project goals and plans more in detail. This newsletter further focuses on important European data sets/surveys to which access is provided with InGRID visiting grants. Further, InGRID partners shortly present related European projects and upcoming events. The selection results of the first call for visiting grants are listed and upcoming InGRID events are presented.
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Upcoming InGRID events
EUROMOD winterschool 'Using EUROMOD, winter school in cross country microsimulation'
Organised by University of Essex, 26-28 February 2014
Call for expert workshop 'Developing and testing new tools to measure occupations and their task and skill requirements'
Organised by AIAS, University of Amsterdam, 10-12 February 2014
More news from the InGRID research infrastructure community
New data for understanding the human condition: international perspectivies - report
The OECD Global Science Forum report is now available online. This report is on data and research infrastructure for social sciences. Read more
International Master of Science in Social Policy (IMPALLA) - Call for applicants
International interuniversity programme - run with the support of CEPS/INSTEAD, together with the Faculty of Social Sciences, KU Leuven
The ambition of the programme is to train students to become qualified analysts in comparative social policy who:
- have mastered state-of-the-art research methodologies
- are sensistive to the determinants and dysfunctional effects of social action and public policies
- are able to apply their skills in evaluating social systems and programmes.
Conference Improving poverty reduction in Europe - 14-15 November 2013, Brussels
The conference will build on recent work by the EU funded ImPRovE consortium and will bring together the knowledge generated in related major EU funded projects, such as the GINI project, COPE, LOCALISE, and Net-SILC2; as well as the IWT funded project FLEMOSI. In addition, the conference will draw on the insights of several recent volumes on poverty, policy and the labour market, including Minimum Income in Flux, edited by Ive Marx and Kenneth Nelson; and reconciling Work and Poverty Reduction, edited by Bea Cantillon and Frank Vandenbroucke.
Keynote speakers include Andrea Brandolini, Anton Hemerijck, Lane Kenworthy, John Myles, Brian Nolan, Wiemer Salverda and Anne Wren.
The conference takes place in the Royal Library of Belgium (on the 14th) and the European Parliament (on the 15th). Full details about the programme, venue and registration are available at the conference website.