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A. (Alexandra) van den Heerik MSc
Alexandra van den Heerik (MSc) has been working as a researcher and trainer at Risbo since 2016. In recent years she has gained expertise in the field of:
• Social Issues and Policy (integration, social cohesion, inclusion)
• Liveability in neighbourhoods (gentrification, safety, social initiatives)
• Education (innovation, diversification, inclusion)
She is currently conducting research into the efficacy of bottom-up social initiatives, the significance of sexually intimidating behaviour in Rotterdam's nightlife and the consequences of a flexible closing policy for bars and restaurants. She is also involved in the European SIRIUS network that focuses on diversity in education. In addition to conducting research, Alexandra also regularly provides training to (refugee) students on study skills or qualitative research methods.