dr Sara Bojarczuk

Associated researcher

Sara Bojarczuk holds PhD in Sociology from Trinity College Dublin and MRes in Social Policy (University of Bath). Her research interests lay within the field of migration, family studies and women, social support and particularly social support networks and employment. Her PhD thesis looked at the role of social networks in mobilising support among Polish working mothers in Ireland. In her work, she uses mixed methods approach, drawing on the benefits offered by both qualitative and quantitative tools. In particular, her PhD project employed generalisation model and quantification methods. She also employs visual tools in her work.

In her previous research project she worked on the problem of digital inequalities and the impact of children’s daily activities on their development and future opportunities in the longitudinal, cross-country perspective. She has also extensive experience in working with migrant communities and NGOs in Ireland and the UK. In her previous work she also collaborated in the projects that focus on migrants mental health and is currently involved in comparative study on the institutional responses on migrants’ mental health across Europe.

Currently she coordinates NCN funded project: “E-Factor: Employers’ interests as underrated factor in labour migration – an institutional approach.

 

Previous publications:

(2018) Bojarczuk, S. and P. Mühlau, ‘Mobilising social network support for childcare: The case of Polish migrant mothers in Dublin’, Social Networks, 53, pp. 101-110.

Research projects