Dr P.J. Beckers (Pascal)
Associate professor - Planning
Director research - Radboud University Network on Migrant Inclusion (RUNOMI)
6525 AJ NIJMEGEN
6500 HK NIJMEGEN
Pascal Beckers is Associate Professor in Human Geography and Planning at the Radboud University Nijmegen (NL) with particular expertise on issues related to migrant inclusion, employment and housing. He has been coordinating several small and large scale research projects funded by EU, ZonMw and NWO on foreign skills recognition, cultural diversity management policies and practices, labour market integration of refugees, (EU) labour migrants and irregular migrants, refugee mental health, cross-border governance of labour migration, housing issues of labour migrants. From April 2023 onwards he is coordinating the EU Horizon Europe project DignityFirm on EU governance of irregular migrants working in Farm to Fork sectors. He is Research Director at the Radboud University Network on Migrant Inclusion (RUNOMI), a university-wide network of 100+ scholars specialized in migrant inclusion issues, as well as Programme Director of the university’s large-scale innovation initiative on digitalisation and migrant inclusion funded by the Dutch Ministry of Education.