Research Institute on Population and Social Policies

Lucio Pisacane

Sociologist, IRPPS Researcher


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Lucio Pisacane is researcher at the Institute for Research on Population and Social Policies (IRPPS-CNR). He previously worked at the European and International Relations Unit of the CNR, the International Department of the environmental association Legambiente in Rome, the Polytechnic of Turin and the Dedalus social cooperative in Naples

He dealt with poverty and the agricultural labor market in the years immediately following his doctorate at the Sapienza University of Rome in 2011. He currently works on studies and research on human resources for science, gender equality, diversity and inclusion in research organizations.

He participated in the European project H2020 GENERATE and is currently the CNR contact person for the H2020 project – MINDTHEGEPS. He is coordinator, with Sveva Avveduto, of Working Group for the Gender Plan. It supports actions and measures to promote gender equality and diversity management in research organizations, in the belief that inclusive and diversified work environments fuel creativity and the quality of scientific work.

Since February 2023 he has been coordinating the European project gEneSys, Transforming Gendered Interrelations of Power and Inequalities for Just Energy Systems, on the social and gender aspects of the energy transition.

In 2021 he was national expert for theEuropean Institute Gender Equality and since 2022 he is a member of the group of experts at the European Commission on the consequences of the pandemic on the research and innovation system. With Cristiana Crescimbene and Nicolò Marchesini (IRPPS) you represent the CNR in the technical monitoring group of the "No Women no Panel" campaign promoted by RAI.

His research interests include Open Science (with the OpenUP) and the theme of the transformation of agricultural work in Italy (collaborates with thePlacido Rizzotto Observatory of the FLAI CGIL) and in the project Free the Earth on severely exploited labor in the primary sector and in the project EATS extension on social dialogue in agriculture (FAI-CISL).

Over the last few years he has supported writing, management and research for several European projects, in the 7th Framework Program, in Horizon2020 and HorizonEurope.
Coordinates the IRPPS group Society of Knowledge.

Updated publications are available , here.