Studenten lopen in het voorjaar buiten het Maria Montessorigebouw
Studenten lopen in het voorjaar buiten het Maria Montessorigebouw

Radboud Social Cultural Research

Radboud Social Cultural Research (RSCR) is a research institute at the Faculty of Social Sciences. We investigate the societal phenomena of social inequality and inclusion. Through our research on changing inequalities, we aim to contribute to more equality in society.

Highlights

Twee mensen schudden handen tijdens een sollicitatiegesprek

More objective application procedures ensure greater equality in selection, but managers still aren’t convinced

Leaving out personal data on CVs leads to a considerably higher chance of employers selecting candidates with a migration background. This is the conclusion of a large-scale study by Radboud University and Utrecht University.

Sara Kinsbergen

Sara Kinsbergen appointed Professor in the field of the Citizens’ Role in Sustainable Development

On 1 July 2023, Sara Kinsbergen was appointed Professor in the field of the Citizens’ Role in Sustainable Development at the Faculty of Social Sciences.

Award

30 million euros for research into social cohesion

The SOCION consortium has acquired a 30 million euro NWO Summit Grant to research social cohesion.

News

Foto van het Berchmanianum gebouw

NWO Veni grants for research into privacy in criminal law, mining and malaria

The Dutch Research Council (NWO) has awarded a Veni grant to fifteen young researchers at Radboud University and Radboudumc. With this grant of up to 320.000 euro they can further elaborate their own ideas during a period of three years.

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Informal care is difficult to combine with work

Informal care has a huge impact on your working life. 'Informal carers earn less per hour and are less satisfied with their job,' says sociologist Klara Raiber, who will defend her PhD dissertation at Radboud University on 2 July.

Vrouw met kop koffie en smartphone

Muslim women face discrimination in the job market

For many Muslim women, discrimination in the job market is commonplace. This was revealed by research conducted by scientists from Radboud University for the outgoing Minister of Social Affairs and Employment.

Research projects

Mantelzorg vrouw met een klok

Long-term employment consequences of informal caregiving

In this project, we will describe and explain the long-term employment consequences of informal caregiving for caregivers in different life stages.

Vrouw achter computer

ICT-competency and inequality in student performance

We examine the role that aspects of information and communication technology (ICT) play in inequalities between family background and gender in educational outcomes.

Drie mannen en een vrouw op vier stoelen.

Breaking Into the Boys’ Club

This project collects unique data among the general workforce to provide new insights into the roles of unequal network composition and returns as explanations for gender disparities in career success.

Visiting address

Radboud Social Cultural Research is located in the Maria Montessori building (room 02.090) in Nijmegen.

Thomas van Aquinostraat 4
6525 GD Nijmegen

Contact

Get in touch with the research institute by contacting the RadboudSCR office.