Veronika Paksi

Veronika Paksi
Download CV Research Fellow (TK SZI)
Research Interests

Work-life balance, childbearing, women in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM), academic careers, equal opportunity

Selected Publications

Paksi, V – Nagy, B – Tardos, K (2022) Perception of Barriers to Motherhood: Female Phd Students’ Changing Family Plans in the STEM Fields. Social Inclusion, 10(3):149-159. (Q2, IF: 1,543)

Tardos, K., Paksi, V. (2021). Can Equality Plans Contribute to  the Sustainable Development Goal linked to Gender Equality in Higher Education and Research Performing Organisations? Education of Economists and Managers, 62(4), 35–53.

Tardos, K – Paksi, V – Fábri, Gy (Eds.) (2021) Tudományos karrierek a 21. század elején (Scientific careers at the beginning of the 21st century). Szeged: Belvedere Meridionale

Herke, B – Kutrovátz, K – Paksi, V – IvonyÉ (2021) Career types and career satisfaction among sociology doctoral graduates of Corvinus University. Corvinus Journal of Sociology and Social Policy, 12(1): 29-50.

Paksi, V – Groó, D (2019) Women in science – in Europe and Hungary. In: Fazekas, K; Szabó-Morvai, Á (eds.) Labor Market Yearbook, 2018. Budapest, Hungary: Institute of Economics, Centre for Economic and regional Studies, Hungarian Academy of Sciences

Füleki, K – Groó, D – Kleinheincz, F – Paksi, V (2018) Country Note Hungary. EFFORTI Project, Horizon 2020 – Science with and for Society (SWAFS). pp. 99

Tardos, K – Paksi, V (2018) Diversity Management and Gender Equality Outcomes in Research, Development & Innovation Organisations: Lessons for Practitioners. Szociológiai Szemle, 28(4): 166-190. 

Paksi, V – Tardos, K (2018) Networks in science: Women's research collaborations and the old boys’ club. Kultúra és Közösség, 49(4):39-48. 

Tardos, K – Paksi, V (2018) Academic careers and the value of the PhD degree: An introduction to the Special Issue. Kultúra és Közösség, 49(4):5-11. 

Paksi, V – Nagy, B – Király, G (2016) The timing of motherhood while earning a PhD in engineering. International Journal of Doctoral Studies, 11, 285-304. 

Paksi, V (2015) Work-life balance of female PhD students in engineering. In: Pusztai, G – Engler, Á – Markóczi, RI (Eds) Development of Teacher Calling in Higher Education. (Felsőoktatás és Társadalom 5) Partium Press-Personal Problems Solution-Új Mandátum, Nagyvárad-Budapest, 179-194.

Nagy, B – Paksi, V (2014) A munka-magánélet összehangolásának kérdései a magasan képzett nők körében (Questions of harmonising work-life balance among higher educated women). In Spéder Zs (Ed.) A család vonzásában. Tanulmányok Pongrácz Tiborné tiszteletére (Family attractions. Studies in honour of Tiborné Pongrácz) (159-175.). Budapest: KSH NKI.

Paksi, V (2014) Miért kevés a női hallgató a természet és műszaki tudományi képzésekben? Nemzetközi kitekintés a ”szivárgó vezeték”metaforára (Why are there so few women in science? An overview of the 'leaky pipeline metaphor'). Replika, 85(4)-86(1): 109-130.

Király, G – Paksi, V – Luksander, A (2014) A gyermekvállalás időzítésével kapcsolatos lakossági attitűdök egyes bizonytalansági tényezők tükrében (Public attitudes toward the timing of parenthood in the light of some uncertainty factors). Szociológiai Szemle, 24(3): 84-112.

Király, G – Luksander, A – Paksi, V (2013) Fiatalok munkanélküliségi kockázata Magyarországon és európai összehasonlításban (Youth unemployment risk in Hungary and Europe). Kultúra és Közösség, 44(3): 139-153.

Acsády, J – Biegelbauer, A – Somogyi, B – Paksi, V – Szalma, I (2012) (De)valuing care: Traditional and alternative patterns in the social construction of care in Hungary after the transition. In: Krassimira Daskalova, Caroline Hornstein-Tomic, Karl (Eds): Gendering post-socialist transition. Studies of changing gender perspectives Kaser, Filip Radunovic. LIT Verlag / Berlin, Münster, 2011. Wien, 119-149.

Paksi, V – Szalma, I (2009) Age norms of childbearing. Early, ideal and late childbearing in European countries. Review of Sociology, 2: 57-80.

Research Projects

European Universities – Critical Futures. The Roles of Universities in European Integration
Gender and Precarity Working Group (leaders: Charlotte Morris, Lotta Snicare)
2021-2022 Danish Research Council

Career Models and Career Advancement in Research and Development. Different Patterns and Inequalities in Labour Market Opportunities, Personal Network Building and Work-Life Balance
2016-2021 Hungarian Scientific Research Fund (OTKA)
Head of Research: György Fábri (Eötvös Loránd University). Heads of Consortium Partners: Katalin Tardos (Cenre for Social Sciences, Hungarian Academy of Sciences), Sándor Soós (Library and Information Centre of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences)

Evaluation Framework for Promoting Gender Equality in R&I (EFFORTI), Horizon 2020 – Science with and for Society (SWAFS), Head of Research: Groó, Dóra (Association of Hungarian Women in Sciences)

Dilemmas and strategies in reconciling family and work
2013-2017 Hungarian Scientific Research Fund (OTKA)
Head of Research: Beata Nagy (Corvinus University Budapest)

Infertility and the practice of assisted reproductive technologies (ART)
2013-2017 Hungarian Scientific Research Fund (OTKA)
Head of Research: Lilla Vicsek (Corvinus University Budapest)

Social perception of doctorate holders on education and science
2013-2014 Social Renewal Operative Programme (TÁMOP)
Head of Research: György Fábri (Eötvös Loránd University)

Traditional and alternative patterns in the social construction of care in Hungary after the transition
2009-2010 ERSTE Stiftung, Vienna
Head of Research: Judit Acsády (Institute of Sociology, Hungarian Academy of Sciences)

European Social Survey – Hungarian survey
2008 Hungarian Scientific Research Fund (OTKA), Hungarian Academy of Sciences
Head of Research: László Füstös (Institute of Sociology, Hungarian Academy of Sciences)

Labour market chances of doctorate holders
2002 Universitas Press Ltd
Head of Research: György Fábri (Eötvös Loránd University)