Jeanette Østergaard is a senior researcher at VIVE. Her research interests are quantitative and qualitative longitudinal studies of young people’s transition to adulthood. She has extensive experience of managing large research projects and has acquired excellent skills in conducting large-scale longitudinal research projects, both nationally and cross-nationally. Currently, she is working on three large-scale research projects: a longitudinal survey of young people’s drug and alcohol use in transition to adulthood; a cross-national qualitative longitudinal research project: ‘Against all odds – Exploring and explaining positive outcomes for young adults formerly in public care’ and a national qualitative longitudinal project: ‘Open-ended transition? A qualitative longitudinal study of continuity and change for young people in uncertain times’. She is the co-editor of the journal YOUNG and an editorial board member of the journal Children and Society.
Senior Researcher, Doctor