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Magda Nico
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Long term Sociologist, I completed my BA in Sociology in the New University of Lisbon in 2001, having later on completed my Masters degree on Family and Society  (ISCTE-IUL, 2006) and the Post Graduation in Data Analysis in Social Sciences (ISCTE-IUL, 2008). I concluded my PhD in Sociology in ISCTE-IUL on the Transitions to Adulthood in Portugal and Europe, where I followed the critical, theoretical and methodological life course perspective.  I've been interested and dedicated to topics such as Social trajectories, Quantitative and Qualitative research methods, Life Course Perspective, Sociology of the Family and Social inequalities.  I am about to initiate the contract of Assistant Researcher, position won in the competitive CEEC call in 2017. I coordinate a Research Project funded by FCT entitled "Linked Lives. AS longitudinal, Multilevel and Mixed approach to family life course", co-coordinate a project funded by FCT entitled "Biographical echoes: triangulation in the study of life histories". I ... [ver mais]
Educational Qualifications
Licenciate in Sociologia, Faculdade de Ciências Sociais e Humanas, in 2001
M.Sc. in Família e Sociedade, ISCTE.Instituto Universitário de Lisboa, in 2006
Post-graduation in Análise de Dados em Ciências Sociais, ISCTE - Instituto Universitário de Lisboa, in 2008
PhD in Sociologia, ISCTE - Instituto Universitário de Lisboa, in 2011
Research Fields
Life Course Perspective, Sociology of the Family, Transitions to Adulthood, Social Mobility, Longitudinal Research Methods, Content Analysis
Research Groups
Family, Generations and Health
Recent Publications

Book chapter

Alves, Nuno de Almeida, Nico, M. & Cairns, D. (2018). Jovens Portugueses na Europa: desigualdades de transições, de participação e de mobilidade. In Renato Miguel do Carmo, João Sebastião, Joana Azevedo, Susana da Cruz Martins e António Firmino da Costa (Ed.), Desigualdades Sociais: Portugal e a Europa. (pp. 149-164). Lisboa: Mundos Sociais.

Nico, M., Alves, N. de A., Ferrer-Fons, M., Serrancant, P. & Soler, R. (2018). Methodological challenges when involving children and young people in survey research on well-being. In Gary Pollock, Jessica OzanHaridhan GoswamiGwyther ReesAnita Stasulane (Ed.), Longitudinal Wellbeing of Children. (pp. 131-146). Cham: Springer.

Mihálik, J., Garaj, M., Sakellariou, A., Koronaiou, A., Alexias, G., Nico, M....Taru, M. (2018). Similarity and difference in conceptions of well-being among children and young people in four contrasting European countries. In Gary Pollock, Jessica Ozan, Haridhan Goswami, Gwyther Rees, Anita Stasulane (Ed.), Measuring Youth Well-being How a Pan-European Longitudinal Survey Can Improve Policy. (pp. 55-69). Cham: Springer.

Nico, M. (2018). Young people as microcosms of the Portuguese crisis. In Charalambos Tsekeris, Lily Stylianoudi (Ed.), Youths in Challenging Situations: International and Interdisciplinary Perspectives.: Routledge.

Casimiro, C. & Nico, M. (2018). From object to instrument. Technologies as tools for family formation and family research. In Families and technologies over the life course.: Policy Press.

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