Generation What - Irish report

Amanda Slevin, Kevin Myers, Iarfhlaith Watson, Thomas Grund, Gerry Boucher

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Abstract

Between Feb. 2016 and Feb. 2017, Amanda worked with colleagues in the School of Sociology, University College Dublin to analyse data from Generation What, a pan-European research project focusing on the values, attitudes and experiences of people aged 18-34. Involving nearly one million participants across Europe, our team analysed findings from an online survey with approx. 33,000 Irish millennials.

Amanda was one of two sociologists who presented and analysed findings from the data in the RTÉ Generation What? documentary; preparing for the documentary involved data analysis, writing scripts, filming, and significant collaboration with School colleagues and staff in the production company. The documentary was aired in October and November 2017 and Amanda undertook several, additional media interviews to disseminate findings.
Original languageEnglish
Commissioning bodyEuropean Broadcasting Union
Publication statusPublished - 2017
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Generation What
  • Irish society
  • millennials
  • GenWhat

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Sociology and Political Science

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    Sociologist-presenter in Generation What? documentary

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    31/10/2017

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    Slevin, A., Kevin Myers, Iarfhlaith Watson, Thomas Grund, & Gerry Boucher (2017). Generation What - Irish report.