Education and Social Stratification

Building a better understanding of the mechanisms by which social inequalities in individuals’ educational attainment, employment and civic participation are reproduced. Find out more >

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There are two areas of focus for this project:

1. Gender inequalities in STEM fields of study
This study examines how the institutional features of upper-secondary and higher...

There are a number of areas of focus within this project:

1. Examining inequalities in graduates’ labour market outcomes across the life-course

Most of the research examining social...

This study aims to unpack the influence of curriculum choices in secondary education on young people’s labour market destinations in Ireland and Scotland, two countries which share many...

Research Team

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Professor of Education and Social Stratification
University of Edinburgh
Prof Cristina Iannelli
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Professor of Educational Policy
University of Edinburgh
Prof Lindsay Paterson
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Head of the Social Research Division and Research Professor
Economic and Social Research Centre, Dublin
Prof Emer Smyth
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Professor of Sociology
University of Cologne
Prof Marita Jacob
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Associate Research Professor at ESRI & Adjunct Professor at TCD
Economic and Social Research Centre, Dublin
Prof Selina McCoy
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Assistant Professor
Prof Brian An
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AQMeN Research Fellow
University of Edinburgh
Dr Adriana Duta
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PhD candidate (sponsored by AQMeN)
University of Edinburgh
Miss Dafni Dima
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PhD Student
University of Edinburgh
Ms Carla Cebula