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Nataliia Lomonosova

Cedos analyst (2019-2024)

Research interests:

social policy, work and employment, care work, welfare attitudes, social cohesion

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After joining the Cedos team in 2019, she has been mostly involved in research in the fields of social and housing policy, employment and migration. From 2023 she coordinates Cedos` research and policy analysis in the field of social policy.

In particular, she co-authored comprehensive research on housing policy in Ukraine and a number of studies on employment, in particular on the work conditions in the fields of culture and social protection and on migrant women's access to the labour market and decent work in Ukraine.

She has been monitoring the influence of the coronavirus pandemic on social justice, labour rights and social protection. From the beginning of the full-scale war, she has been researching the impact of the war on the general population and the vulnerable groups, conducting the needs assessment and developing and evaluating existing programs of socio-economic support.

Besides the expertise in social research and policy analysis she has experience in management of research projects and coordination of public events. In 2020 she coordinated an international Forum "Social Dimensions of Migration: Challenges, Rights, Hopes", organized in cooperation with the Europa-Universität Viadrina, Frankfurt (Oder).

She studied cultural studies and sociology at the National University of Kyiv-Mohyla academy. She has also studied social policy at Charles University (Prague) in the frame of an exchange student program. Spent a year volunteering in Autodidaktische Initiative e.V. — a center for a horizontal education, philosophy and intervention based in Leipzig, Germany. In 2015-2022 she was a part-time co-editor and project coordinator at online media Political Critique Ukraine.