My ongoing research projects focus on three main themes:
1. Social Inequalities in Child Development Dynamics
2. Adolescents’ (Digital) Time Use and Well-Being
3. Gender Inequalities in Parents’ Time Use and Well-Being
Current Funded Projects:
* DIGINEQ: Digital Time Use, Adolescent Well-Being and Social Inequalities (2024-2029)
PI: Pablo Gracia; Funder: European Research Council, Consolidator Grant; Grant: €2.000,000 [grant agreement under preparation].
* Consequences of Nonstandard Work Schedules for Parent and Child Wellbeing: A Cross-Country Study (NONWELL) (2023-2025)
PI: Jianghong Li & Matthias Pollmann-Schult; International Collaborator: Pablo Gracia; Funder: DFG, German Research Foundation; Grant: ~ €200.000.
* Gender Inequalities in Mental Health across Parenthood Transitions: A Life-Course Approach (2022-2024)
PI: Sandrine Metzger (PhD researcher awardee); Senior PI & Supervisor: Pablo Gracia; Funder: Government of Ireland Postgraduate Scholarship; Irish Research Council; Grant: €55.000.
* DIGYMATEX: Establishing A Comprehensive Understanding and Taxonomy of Children's Digital Maturity (2020-2025)
PI: Marco Hubert; TCD Partner Leader: Pablo Gracia; Funder: European Commission, Horizon 2020 / -SC6- TRANSFORMATIONS-07-2019-RIA; Grant: € 3.5 million (total); €226.000 (Trinity College Dublin).
* Social Inequalities in Child Time Use and Development in Ireland: A Mixed-Methods Longitudinal Approach (2020-2023)
PI: Melissa Bohnert (PhD researcher awardee); Senior PI & Supervisor: Pablo Gracia; Funder: Government of Ireland Postgraduate Scholarship; Irish Research Council; Grant: €72.000.
* Researching and Promoting Positive Adult and Child Mental Health and Wellbeing in Lone-Parent Families (2019-2023)
PI: Cadhla McDonnell (post-doctoral researcher awardee); Senior PI & Mentor: Pablo Gracia; Funder: Irish Research Council, European Commission; Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions, IRC COFUND (CAROLINE); Grant: €172.000.
* Social Inequalities, Children’s Activities and Child Development: A Longitudinal Approach (2018-2023)
PI: Pablo Gracia; Funder: Provost Project Award, Trinity College Dublin; Grant: €104.000.