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Magda Nico
Department of Social Research Methods
Office AA2.05
Locker 376
Telephone 217650622
(ext:) 221539
Research Fields
Life Course Perspective
Sociology of the Family
Transitions to Adulthood
Social Mobility
Longitudinal Research Methods
Content Analysis (with MaxQda)
Biograhies and Trajectories
Quantitative data analysis
Research Group
Gender, Life Course and Health
I am a Sociologist. I completed my BA in Sociology in the New University of Lisbon in 2001, having later on completed my Masters degree on Family and Society  (ISCTE-IUL, 2006) and the Post Graduation in Data Analysis in Social Sciences (ISCTE-IUL, 2008). I concluded my PhD in Sociology in ISCTE-IUL on the Transitions to Adulthood in Portugal and Europe, where I followed the critical, theoretical and methodological life course perspective. During my PhD and Pos Doctoral Research I short-visited the University of Tampere (Finland) and Brown University (USA) as a visiting student and/or visiting researcher. I've been interested and dedicated to topics such as Social trajectories, Quantitative and Qualitative research methods, Life Course Perspective, Sociology of the Family, Social inequalities and the multiple faces of precariousness in Academia.For the moment, I am an Assistant Professor in the Methods of Social Research Department and an Integrated Researcher at CIES-IUL, where I ... [more info]
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