Consortium members

Sweden (Coordinator)

The Swedish Institute for Social Research (SOFI) is a research institute at Stockholm University specialising in social policy, welfare, inequality, and the labour market. The rEUsilience team is led by Rense Nieuwenhuis (project joint coordinator) alongside researchers and project management support from SOFI.

Principal Investigator:
Rense Nieuwenhuis
Associate Professor, rEUsilience Joint Coordinator

United Kingdom

University of Oxford

The University of Oxford’s Department of Social Policy and Intervention has a sustained record of innovation and achievement in the evaluation and design of interventions, comparative welfare state studies, family policy, child development, poverty, the reorganisation of work and welfare, gender inequality and parenting support. The rEUsilience team is led by Mary Daly (project joint coordinator).

Principal Investigator:
Mary Daly
Professor, rEUsilience Joint Coordinator


KU Leuven

The rEUsilience team at KU Leuven is led by Wim Van Lancker of the Centre for Sociological Research (CeSO). The social work and social policy research group at CeSO focuses on the development of European welfare states and social policy design, policy implementation and outcomes in terms of inequality, poverty, employment, and wellbeing.

Principal Investigator:
Wim Van Lancker
Associate Professor

COFACE Families Europe

COFACE Families Europe is a network of civil society associations representing the interests of all families without discrimination. COFACE Families Europe’s areas of work include social/family policy, education, disability, gender equality, migration, energy poverty, consumer issues, and reflections on technological developments and how they may impact families.

Impact Manager:
Holly Shorey
Project and Advocacy Officer


University of Zagreb

University of Zagreb

The University of Zagreb rEUsilience team is led by Ivana Dobrotić from the department of social work and social policy unit in the faculty of law.

Principle Investigator:
Ivana Dobrotić
Associate Professor


University of Warsaw

LabFam (the Interdisciplinary Centre for Labour Market and Family Dynamics) is a research centre based at the University of Warsaw. The rEUsilience team is led by Anna Matysiak and supported by a team of researchers and project management support from LabFam.

Principle Investigator:
Anna Matysiak
Assistant Professor


Autonomous University of Barcelona

The Institute of Government and Public Policy is a research institute at the Autonomous University of Barcelona with a specific research group on social policy analysis. Margarita León leads the rEUsilience team in Barcelona.

Principle Investigator:
Margarita León
Associate Professor

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