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Francisca Ortiz is a PhD candidate of Sociology at the University of Manchester. Currently, she is associated with The Mitchell Centre for Social Network Analysis and the Manchester Institute for Collaborative Research on Ageing (MICRA). In her thesis, she try to understand how ageing population construct their networks living with the pensions that they have, and how they struggle with it. Everything from a mixed methods approach, with social gerontology (life course, age stratification, cumulative disadvantages/advantages) and relational sociology. For information, here you can access to her:

Academic studies 

  • PhD in Sociology. At The University of Manchester, UK. September 2018 – September 2021 (CURRENTLY)
  • Master in Sociology. In Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile. March 2013 – September 2015
  • Diploma in Advanced Techniques of Social Data Analysis. In Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile. July 2012 – December 2012
  • Statistics and gender indicators. In ECLAC-ILPES with UN Women. June 2015 – August 2015
  • Sociologist In Alberto Hurtado University. March 2008 – December 2012

Member of scientific collaboration networks 

Work experience 

  • Assistant researcher. In Centro de Investigaciones Socioculturales (CISOC), Alberto Hurtado University. June 2013 – July 2017 (4 years)
  • Director and Founder. In Content Journal. Culture and Social Sciences. September 2010 – September 2017 (7 years)
  • Coordinator Core Research Actor-Network Theory. In Content Journal. August 2012 – September 2017 (5 years)

Participation in research projects 

  • Assistant researcher. In project Fondecyt nº1160683 «To be a Woman Mayor in Santiago de Chile». March 2016 – March 2019 (3 years)
  • Researcher In research tendered by the San José Foundation «Significance on Adoption in Chile». March 2016 – March 2017 (1 year)
  • Assistant researcher. In project Fondecyt n ° 1121244 ‘Families in Chile’. January 2015 – September 2015 (9 months)
  • Research assistant. In project Fondecyt nº 11140302 ‘The effects of the policies of market and rendering of accounts: an ethnographic study of the daily life of the school’. March 2015 – December 2015 (7 months)
  • Thesis (Magister in Sociology). In project Fondecyt n ° 1121244 ‘Families in Chile’. September 2013 – September 2014 (1 year)
  • Research assistant. In project Fondecyt n ° 1121124 ‘Data and Stories’. December 2012 – January 2014 (2 years and 1 month)
  • Research and Thesis Assistant. In FONDECYT N ° 1110437 ‘Collision and harmonization of regulatory regimes in global social contexts’. March 2012 – July 2012 (5 months)
  • Researcher in the “Young Researchers Program”, Faculty of Social Sciences, Alberto Hurtado University. September 2011 – July 2012 (11 months)
  • Co- Researcher. In «Visual Investigations» Project. August 2011 – January 2013 (1 year 5 months)
  • Technical staff in quantitative data update (tables and graphs). In the book «Towards the Consolidation of Equity: An Ombudsman for Chile.» December 2011 – January 2012 (2 months)

Teaching participation 

  • Assistant professor, undergraduate course «Researching, Culture and Society». In the University of Manchester. January 2019 – April 2019 (3 months)
  • Assistant professor, undergraduate course «Research Laboratory IV: Research Project». In Alberto Hurtado University. March 2016 – July 2016 (5 months)
  • Undergraduate assistant professor «Research Laboratory VII: Thesis». In Alberto Hurtado University. March 2016 – July 2016 (5 months)
  • Post-graduate assistant assistant «Biographical and narrative approach», in Magister / Diploma in Mixed Methods of the Universidad Diego Portales. July 2015 – September 2015 (3 months)
  • Assistant professor «Laboratory of Investigation VI». In Alberto Hurtado University. August 2015 – December 2015 (5 months)
  • Assistant professor «Sociocultural Transformations in contemporary Chile». In Alberto Hurtado University. August 2014 – December 2014 (5 months)
  • Assistant professor «Qualitative methodology II». In Alberto Hurtado University. March 2012 – July 2012 (5 months)
  • Assistant professor «Qualitative methodology I». In Alberto Hurtado University. August 2012 – December 2012 (5 months)

Presentation in conferences

  • Ortiz, Francisca (9 July, 2019) «Being old: theoretical approach of a Chilean system of pensions in people’s lives». In British Society of Gerontology Conference – Emerging Researchers in Ageing (ERA). Liverpool, United Kingdom. 
  • Ortiz, Francisca (13 June, 2019) «Ageing population and the retirement: theoretical approach to understand the Chilean system of pensions in people’s lives». In Thinking Ageing and Older age – MICRA PhD and Early Career Conference. Manchester, United Kingdom. 
  • Ortiz, Francisca (24-26 April, 2019) “Inequality in ageing: Exploring the intersection between social gerontology and relational sociology in Chile”. In British Sociological Association Annual Conference. Glasgow, United Kingdom.
  • Ortiz, Francisca (5 October, 2018) “The Politics and Poetics of Ageing: Ethnography of a Club for Older Women”. In “Transformations Beyond Borders: Chile and Latin America in the Global Context” Chile Global Seminar UK. Manchester, United Kingdom.
  • Ortiz, Francisca (23-26 May, 2018) “Observar la vejez desde la etnografía feminista: Hallazgos, desafíos y propuestas en Santiago, Chile”. In XXXVI International Congress of the Latin American Studies Association. Barcelona, Spain.
  • Ortiz, Francisca (11-14 December, 2018) “La poética y la política de los cuidados: un estudio etnográfico junto a mujeres mayores en Santiago centro (Chile)”. In Chilean Sociological Congress Pre-Alas. Iquique, Chile.
  • Ortiz, Francisca (October, 2016). “Making visible the gaps and contradictions between the family defined by law and families in Santiago de Chile”. IX Chilean Congress of Sociology, Workshop: ‘Sociology of Care’, Talca, Chile.
  • Ortiz, Francisca (October, 2016). “The academic trajectories of the scientists in relation to their family lives: a case study in a Chilean university”. IX Chilean Congress of Sociology, Workshop: ‘University, politics and academic capitalism”, Talca, Chile.
  • Ortiz, Francisca (October, 2016). “Biographical studies in the social sciences of recent Chile: the report as an ambivalent device”. IX Chilean Congress of Sociology, Workshop: ‘Sociology of Individual’, Talca, Chile.
  • Ortiz, Francisca (Agosto, 2015). “The notion of care in scientific production. A review of the life stories of chemical men and women”. Latin American Studies Association, South, Santiago, Chile.
  • Ortiz, Francisca (Enero, 2015). “Academic trajectories and family life. A biographical approach to a case study at the Faculty of Chemistry of the Universidad Católica de Chile”. Second research workshop Journal Santiago de Chile.
  • Ortiz, Francisca (October, 2014). “The distribution of care tasks and academic trajectories. An approach from scientific development in Chile”. VIII Chilean Congress of Sociology, La Serena, Chile.
  • Ortiz, Francisca (October, 2014). “Work and family in the academy. A biographical approach from a case study.” VIII Chilean Congress of Sociology, La Serena, Chile.
  • Ortiz, Francisca (October, 2014). “Academic trajectories and family life. A biographical approach from gender inequality.” VIII Chilean Congress of Sociology, La Serena, Chile.
  • Ortiz, Francisca (October, 2014). «Homology, individuation and omnivorous-univorous subject: convergence for a model of cultural consumption in Chile». Third International Congress of Social Research 2014. Hidalgo, Mexico.
  • Ortiz, Francisca (September, 2014). «The distribution of care tasks and academic trajectories.» Academic Discussion Workshop of the Center for Sociocultural Research (CISOC). Santiago de Chile.
  • Ortiz, Francisca (July, 2014). «Labor trajectories in academia and family life.» Workshop on Academic Discussion of the Center for Sociocultural Research (CISOC). Santiago de Chile.
  • Ortiz, Francisca (January, 2014). «Care as a tension in the academic path: Scientific development in present-day Chile.» Workshop «Science and Technology in the public sphere» of the Research Nucleus Actor-Network Theory Chile. Santiago de Chile.
  • Ortiz, Francisca (January, 2014). «Trends in consumption and cultural practices in Chile: How to differentiate between what is relevant and what not to consider when measuring it?» Workshop on Academic Discussion of the Center for Sociocultural Research (CISOC). Santiago de Chile.
  • Ortiz, Francisca (October, 2013). “Private jurisdictional legitimacy of FIFA’s transnational regulatory regime.” XXIX Latin American Congress of Sociology, Workshop: ‘Science and Technology’, Santiago, Chile.
  • Ortiz, Francisca (October, 2013). “The construction of an exhibition of contemporary art: Cooperation of actors and dilemmas in an assembly of the Museum of Visual Arts”. XXIX Latin American Congress of Sociology, Workshop: ‘Science and Technology’, Santiago, Chile.
  • Ortiz, Francisca (October, 2013). “The concept of Cultural Consumption in Chile: Its problematization through a logistic regression model”. XXIX Latin American Congress of Sociology, Workshop: ‘Science and Technology’, Santiago, Chile.
  • Espinosa, Alejandro and Ortiz, Francisca (September, 2013). “Private Jurisdictional Legitimation in the Transnational Regulatory Regime of FIFA.” XXIX Latin American Congress of Sociology, Workshop: ‘Sport, Leisure and Free Time’, Santiago, Chile.
  • Espinosa, Alejandro; Moyano, Camila and Ortiz, Francisca (May, 2012). “Exclusion and Inclusion in a Museum of Contemporary Art: Cultural Foundation Plaza Mulato Gil de Castro”. Seminar “Young Researchers”, Santiago, Chile.
  • Espinosa, Alejandro, Moyano, Camila y Ortiz, Francisca (Mayo, 2012). “Exclusión e Inclusión en un Museo de Arte Contemporáneo: Fundación Cultural Plaza Mulato Gil de Castro”. Seminario ‘Jóvenes Investigadores’ de las Ciencias Sociales 2012, Facultad de Ciencias Sociales, Universidad Alberto Hurtado, Santiago, Chile.