Research

Current research interests

sociology of organizations

higher education, youth and cultural practices

labor relations and trade unionism

A 'Praxe' e a juventude universitária

Classes e desigualdades sociais

Research Projects

2019-01-15 - 2022-01-15 - "«LATWORK» Mapping the context of the research needs on Informal jobs and informal economy at Latin-American HEIs (2018 a 2021). Projeto dirigido a três países da América Latina", as coordinator researcher, sponsored by UE/ Erasmus+.

2018-10-1 - 2021-12-31 - "YOUTH-LAB - Youth and citizenship in the face of new challenges in the world of work ["Juventude e cidadania perante os novos desafios do mundo laboral"].", as coordinator researcher, sponsored by FCT (aguarda decisão de financiamento).

2017-03-15 - 2020-06-15 - "«V2WORK: Strengthening the Vietnamese Higher Education System to improve graduates' employability and entrepreneurship skills» - Vietaname", as coordinator researcher.

2016-06-01 - 2017-11-15 - "«TUCRIP - Trade Unions Facing Crisis and Precariousness in the European Union». Um "Join project" sediado no Institute Of Sociology, Friedrich Schiller University of Jena.", coordinated by Klaus Doerre.

2016-01-15 - 2019-06-01 - "REB-Unions - Reconstruindo o poder sindical na era da austeridade: uma revisão em três setores» [Rebuilding trade union power in the age of austerity: a review of three sectors]", as coordinator researcher.

2006 - 2007 - "Mudanças no Mundo do Trabalho e Novas Políticas Públicas ", coordinated by Emília Prestes, sponsored by CNPQ .

2006 - 2007 - "Relaciones Laborales y Acción Sindicale Transfronteriza", coordinated by Elísio Estanque e Pere J. Beneyto, sponsored by Consejeria de Economía y Empleo de la Comunidad de Castilla y León .

2003 - 2006 - "Youth Cultures and Civic Participation: Difference, Indifference and New Democratic Challenges", as coordinator researcher, sponsored by funded by FCT/ Ministry of Science; Main Researcher.

2002 - 2005 - "Trade Unionism, Social Dialogue and Industrial Relations: For the expansion of democracy at work", as coordinator researcher, sponsored by funded by FCT/ Ministry of Science; Main Researcher .

2001 - 2002 - " Université Cooperative Européenne", coordinated by INSCOOP/ FEUC e que envolve também equipes da Bélgica, França e Itália, sponsored by Comissão Europeia.

2000 - 2002 - "Reinventing Social Emancipation", coordinated by Boaventura de Sousa Santos.

2000 - 2001 - "Cortumes, Calçado e Marroquinaria em Portugal", coordinated by INOFOR - Instituto para a Inovação na Formação/ Ministério do Trabalho e da Solidariedade. Coordenação: Pedro Fonseca e outros.

2000 - 2001 - "Inovação Tecnológica e Emprego", coordinated by INOFOR - Instituto para a Inovação na Formação/ Ministério do Trabalho e da Solidariedade. Coordenadoras: Isabel Salavisa e Ana Cláudia Valente.

2000 - 2001 - "Inquérito Anual às Atitudes dos Portugueses, Orientações Perante as Desigualdades Sociais", coordinated by Manuel Villaverde Cabral e Jorge Vala, sponsored by International Social Survey Programme (ISSP).

2000 - 2001 - "Orientações Perante as Desigualdades Sociais", coordinated by Manuel Villaverde Cabral e Jorge Vala, inserido no International Social Survey Programme (ISSP).

1999 - 2003 - "University of Coimbra: Challenges for the 21st Century: a sociological study", coordinated by João Arriscado Nunes.

1999 - 2002 - "O Perfil do Estudante da Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia da Universidade de Coimbra", coordinated by Elísio Estanque, sponsored by Conselho Directivo da FCTUC .

1996 - 2000 - " A Sociedade Portuguesa Perante os Desafios da Globalização", coordinated by Boaventura de Sousa Santos, sponsored by FCT - programa PRAXIS XXI (PRAXIS/2/2.1/CSH/637/95) .

1993 - 1996 - "Class Structure and Class Trajectories in Portugal] (Supervisor), research related to the international project Class Structure and Class Consciousness", coordinated by Erik Olin Wright.

Networks

ABET - Associação Brasileira de Educação e Trabalho