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Results of the EXCEPT Project discussed at a conference of adult educators

Results of the EXCEPT Project discussed at a conference of adult educators

20.10.2017
EXCEPT project team in Tallinn University was invited to participate at the 5th Biennial Conference of the ESREA Research Network for Adult Educators, Trainers and their Professional Development (ReNAdET) titled “Learning journey. Adult educators and/in social changes”. The presentation by Eve-Liis Roosmaa and Epp Reiska started with an overview of the project, its objectives, theoreti...
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Dissemination experience of EXCEPT project shared at a workshop in the frames of conference featuring top European scientists and policymakers

Dissemination experience of EXCEPT project shared at a workshop in the frames of conference featuring top European scientists and policymakers

13.10.2017
At the high-level conference “European Research Excellence - Impact and Value for Society” a workshop dedicated to creating value from social sciences to policy and society was held. Rowena Merritt and Olena Nizalova shared the experience of EXCEPT dissemination activities and how to transfer research results to policy and society. The workshop was organised by the Horizon 2020 funded ...
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EXCEPT photo competition exhibition presented at a scientific conference on the impact and value of European research for society

EXCEPT photo competition exhibition presented at a scientific conference on the impact and value of European research for society

13.10.2017
At the conference “European Research Excellence - Impact and Value for Society” images from the EXCEPT photo competition were displayed. The conference was held on 12th of October in the frames of Estonian Presidency of the Council of the European Union in Tallinn. The conference aimed to demonstrate the value of top-level research as one of the main engines of growth in developed c...
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EXCEPT researchers presented the project at European night of the researchers in Turin

EXCEPT researchers presented the project at European night of the researchers in Turin

11.10.2017
Members of Unito team (Sonia Bertolini, Chiara Ghislieri, Antonella Meo, and Rosy Musumeci) publicised EXCEPT project and showed its main results to the general public at a night of experiments, shows and events  "CLOSER- Notte Europea dei Ricercatori" (European night of the researchers) in Turin (Italy). The event is aimed to link Science and Society offering the opportunity to cul...
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EXCEPT in the Swedish mass media

11.10.2017
Björn Högberg from Umeå University wrote a popular scientific summary of one of the joint EXCEPT papers. An article was published in the local newspaper Västerbottens Folkblad and in other media, as well as in two electronic newspapers. "If unemployed can maintain a reasonable level of living, unemployment is less harmful. But we only see that relationship regardi...
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Work and Youth social exclusion panel at the Conference of Italian Society of Economic Sociology in Milan

11.10.2017
Except researchers Sonia Bertolini and Rosy Musumeci will coordinate a panel “Work and Youth social inclusion/exclusion: What integration of the new forms of employment and ways of working is there" during the second Conference of SISEC (Italian Society of Economic Sociology) “The fate of work: between a search for meaning and digital revolution. Ethics, rights, and regulatio...
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Article about long-term unemployed youth in one of the biggest daily newspapers in Estonia

03.10.2017
EXCEPT project coordinator, Marge Unt published an article about long-term unemployed youth in Estonia in one of the biggest daily newspapers - Eesti Päevaleht. The article started with the story of a young man interviewed by the EXCEPT project and the possible consequences of long-term unemployment. The focal point of the article was what local government can do to improve the situation of y...
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New EXCEPT Working Paper published

21.09.2017
The 14th EXCEPT Working Paper devoted to good practices on youth labour market inclusion is now available for readers! The Working Paper highlights 22 best practices for managing labour market risks faced by young people, and draws on best examples from all nine EXCEPT Project countries. These measures have been proposed by EXCEPT project partners with a view to facilitating mutual learning and...
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EXCEPT policy panel discussion in Ukraine

EXCEPT policy panel discussion in Ukraine

19.09.2017
Ukrainian and UK EXCEPT teams organised a policy panel discussion on EXCEPT findings during the international conference “People Matter: Quality of Life and Population Wellbeing in Post-Transition Economies”, which took place on September 14-15 in Kyiv, Ukraine. The panel discussed was titled “Youth in the Focus: Impact of labour market exclusion and job insecurity on later life ...
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Youth Unemployment and insecure Jobs: What is their impact on European Youth in terms of Wellbeing & Health and long-term Economic Consequences?

13.09.2017
Kerstin Wilde, Project Advisor from the European Commission in the Research Executive Agency, presented EXCEPT on Thursday, September 7th, 2017, in a team meeting. Focus was on EXCEPT´s research concept, mixed methods and the first research outcomes: She presented how Young People in the EU face their individual situation of a macro-economic problem - and which impact it has on their he...
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EXCEPT paper presented at the 50th Annual Conference of British Social Policy Association

07.09.2017
A key methodological paper on measuring socioeconomic consequences of employment uncertainty for youth has been presented at the 50th Anniversary Conference of the British Social Policy Association. The conference titled “Social Inequalities: Research, Theory and Policy” took place in Durham, UK on July 10-12, 2017.  In their paper, Professor Dr Dirk Hofäcker and Prof...
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The EXCEPT set an example of the student exchange and collaboration

The EXCEPT set an example of the student exchange and collaboration

05.09.2017
The EXCEPT student exchange between the Universities of Duisburg-Essen and the University of Turin has been given a best practice award by the Academic Exchange Service at the University of Duisburg-Essen. Master students from the two universities are working together on research projects, looking at the employment and living conditions of young adults and comparing the data from Germany and Italy.
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EXCEPT round table discussion in Greece

EXCEPT round table discussion in Greece

31.08.2017
During the final day of the workshop in Thessaloniki, the EXCEPT team held a round table discussion with invited stakeholders. EXCEPT researchers presented main findings and policy recommendations of the project. Among the round table participants were representatives of NGO Pyxida, Career Officers from two of the local universities, the European Centre for the Development of Vocational Train...
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EXCEPT team met with Bjorn Hvinden, the coordinator of the NEGOTIATE project

EXCEPT team met with Bjorn Hvinden, the coordinator of the NEGOTIATE project

30.08.2017
Bjorn Hvinden visited the EXCEPT workshop in Thessaloniki in August 2017. He gave the overview of the NEGOTIATE project and presented the main findings.  The EXCEPT researchers were very interested in the results and methods of the NEGOTIATE project, showing how important such meetings are for the promotion of cooperation.  EXCEPT project coordinator Marge Unt visited the Horizon2020 fun...
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Special issue of the ‘Studies of Transitions States and Societies’ will feature EXCEPT papers

Special issue of the ‘Studies of Transitions States and Societies’ will feature EXCEPT papers

30.08.2017
Special issue of the ‘Studies of Transitions States and Societies’ will feature EXCEPT papers We are happy to announce that the EXCEPT papers will be published in the special issue of the open access journal Studies of Transitions States and Societies (STSS). The first drafts of the papers outlying the results of the EXCEPT project were presented during the workshop in Thessaloniki....
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