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Agata Lambrechts

Agata Lambrechts
Universita della Swizzera italiana

PhD in Education

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Introduction
I am a postdoctoral researcher at the Università della Svizzera italiana (USI), working on two projects - the European Tertiary Education Register project (ETER) funded by the European Commission, and newly funded Swiss National Science Foundation project on the Diversity of higher education systems, differentiation processes and policy mixes. My other research interest include access to HE, gender issues in academe, mobility and migration in HE, postgraduate and early career experiences.
Additional affiliations
December 2019 - June 2021
The University of York
Position
  • Research Associate
Description
  • Analysis of quantitative and qualitative data (SPSS and NVivo) and producing an evaluation report summarising and discussing the findings.
September 2019 - present
The University of York
Position
  • Research Co-investigator
Description
  • Media and International Student Degree Mobility. Developing survey and interview questions. Conducting qualitative interviews. Qualitative and quantitative coding of data. Analysis and writing up of results.
July 2019 - August 2019
The University of York
Position
  • Research Associate
Description
  • Analysis of quantitative (SPSS) and qualitative data and producing two reports summarising and discussing the findings.
Education
October 2015 - August 2020
The University of York
Field of study
  • Education
September 2013 - April 2014
Jagiellonian University
Field of study
  • International Relations and Affairs
September 2012 - September 2013
City, University of London
Field of study
  • International Politics

Publications

Publications (7)
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Purpose This paper aims to identify the documented effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on early career researcher (ECR) activity, development, career prospects and well-being. Design/methodology/approach This is a systematic literature review of English language peer-reviewed studies published between 2020 and 2021, which provided empirical evidence...
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Bringing our collective experiences of past collaborations through a virtual connection, we created an international research team of 16 multidiscipline, multicultural, and multilingual academic women called “COVID GAP” (Gendered Academic Productivity) to explore the ongoing challenges and effects of COVID-19. Identifying as insider researchers, we...
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The discourse on research productivity during the early months of the COVID-19 crisis has been dominated by quantitative examinations of manuscripts published since the outbreak of the pandemic. Existing findings highlight that women scholars were publishing less and less than men, but few considered the reasons behind this phenomenon. This paper o...
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In view of the so-called ‘refugee crisis’ which began in late 2014, there is a growing potential demand for higher education opportunities amongst refugee communities in England and more widely in Europe. Whilst exact numbers are not certain, it is necessary to establish whether such demands can be met at all. Based on in-depth semi-structured inte...
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Changes in the perception of disabled people and the shift towards the social model of disability should also be reflected in the media debate. On the one hand, media expose the dominant social attitudes towards disabled people, on the other hand, they play an important role in shaping public opinion, influencing ways of thinking and talking about...
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Like other anglophone countries, the UK is experiencing a language ‘crisis’, in that fewer and fewer students opt to study a foreign language (FL) beyond the compulsory phase, and that the UK’s language skills do not match its economic needs. Despite strong statements of commitments to increase FL uptake, decline in FL uptake in the UK’s four natio...

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Projects (7)
Project
The project on diversity in European higher education is funded by the Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF) and beings in January of 2022. More details on the project will be shared online soon. The project will be realized by Prof. Benedetto Lepori (PI) with two PhD students (Pinar Eldemir and Ilaria Favlo) and one postdoctoral researcher (Dr Agata A. Lambrechts), based at USI, Lugano and supported by three distinguished scholars in higher education studies (prof. Enders, University of Bath), studies of public policies (prof. Capano, University of Bologna) and organizational studies (prof. Wezel, USI Lugano) and by a panel of international experts.
Project
The European Tertiary Education Register is a database collecting information on Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) in Europe concerning their basic characteristics and geographical position, educational activities (data on students and graduates), personnel, finances and research activities. ETER is a European Commission initiative, which aims at providing data on Higher Education Institutions in Europe. More about the project on our website (due to be upgraded at the time of new round of data release by the end of March 2022) https://www.eter-project.com/#/info/about
Project
We are a group of self-identified women scholars international research team, COVID Gendered Academic Productivity (COVID GAP), representing different identities, disciplines, and locations around the globe. We are seeking to better understand the ongoing impact of the coronavirus pandemic on academics in higher education and scholarly activity. Participants must identify as current faculty, academic researchers, graduate or doctoral students engaging in scholarship. The consent form and a detailed demographics questionnaire are followed by open-ended questions and additional optional questions and survey instruments. To participate, please click on this link-> https://adler.co1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_5hWP7lMK23B6lyB You are encouraged to fill out the demographics as well as answer open-ended questions and surveys to your level of comfort. The additional optional surveys are for the purpose of further investigation of specific identities and experiences as impacted by the ongoing COVID pandemic. If you feel uncomfortable, you may select to either modify your response(s), decline questions if you feel that your anonymity is at risk, or withdraw from the study without penalty. We also ask that you please further distribute this opportunity to your fellow academics. Thank you for your participation and support! #academicchatter #academictwitter #phdlife #phdchat #covidgap #covidgender #covidscholarship #genderedacademicproductivity COVID G.A.P. Team https://covidgap.co.uk