Vasco Ramos (Lisbon, 1976), is a postdoctoral researcher, with a PhD in Sociology from the University of Lisbon. Among others interests, his research has focused on issues such as social inequality, class and mobility, family sociology. More recently he has focused on food, food practices and human-animal studies. Since 2009 he has worked on several projects at ICS-UL, namely on a research project on family trajectories and social networks, coordinated by Karin Wall. Currently, he is part of the Life research group "LIFE – Life Course, Inequality and Solidarities: Practices and Policies". He also collaborates with OFAP - Observatory of Families and Family Policies. As a postdoc researcher, he was part of the Portuguese team working on the ERC funded research project “Families and Food in Hard Times". Since August 2017, he is developing a research project (based on an individual post-doctoral fellowship from the FCT) entitled “Living with Uncertainty: Enduring Precariousness over the life course”.