6th RSA MICaRD Research Network Symposium

‘Hospitality, Community and Welcome: Researching working lives, representations and everyday realities of migrants’ University of Lincoln, 29-30th September 2022 Migration researchers from across the UK and Europe will join colleagues at the University later this month at an inter-disciplinary migration conference. The next Regional Studies Association MICaRD research network event will be hosted by Lincoln…Continue Reading 6th RSA MICaRD Research Network Symposium

Parenting leave and workplace policies aren’t working: new study shows current state and workplace policies are out of step with mothers and fathers’ desires to be closely involved in children’s lives

New research on how couples organise work and childcare has revealed that current state and workplace policies are not compatible with parents’ views and preferences. Caregiving dads, breadwinning mums: Transforming gender in work and childcare, a major mixed-methods study funded by the Nuffield Foundation, compared couples in which childcare responsibilities are shared equally, or assumed…Continue Reading Parenting leave and workplace policies aren’t working: new study shows current state and workplace policies are out of step with mothers and fathers’ desires to be closely involved in children’s lives