Nina Lopez Uroz is an Associate Research Assistant in the Jobs and Skills Unit at CEPS.
Nina participates in research and analysis on employment, social and education policies. Her research at CEPS focuses on social dialogue and industrial relations, gender equality, inclusive growth and health and wellbeing at work.
With a background in political science and European studies, her research interests also cover the social dimension of European integration, the transformation of the welfare state, inequalities and climate change.
She is part of the Jobs and Skills Unit conducting several EU-funded projects on social dialogue and working conditions, such as the VIRAGE project on gender equality and industrial relations. She is involved in the Horizon 2020 project InGRID2 and organises Winter and Summer schools on the future of work and on advanced poverty and social policy research.
She also coordinates the CEPS Sustainable Diversity Goals project, which promotes diversity and gender equality within CEPS.
She has experience in qualitative data collection and analysis, including conducting interviews, focus groups and surveys targeted at social partners, policymakers, workers, and companies. She also has experience in data visualisation.
Nina graduated with distinction both in MSc European Political Economy from the London School of Economics and in MA European Affairs, Politics and Public Policy from Sciences Po Paris as part of a dual master’s degree with these two institutions. She was awarded the MSc Political Economy of Europe Prize for Best Dissertation at the LSE. She also holds a BA in Social Sciences from Sciences Po Paris, which included a year spent at the Humboldt University in Berlin.
With French as mother tongue, she is fluent in English and German, and has intermediate knowledge of Spanish.