Laura Tufă

Laura Tufă

Researcher III

Laura A. Tufă is a Researcher for the Research Institute for Quality of Life. She holds a PhD in Sociology from the University of Bucharest (2016) with a thesis about ethical practices in social research and also an M.A. in advanced sociological research from University of Bucharest (2010). She has experience in researching marginality on topics related to social inequalities, quality of life of poor and at-risk-of-poverty populations, quality of working life.

Laura’s research interests cover several areas of study: working lives (working time arrangements, mobbing, ageism in the workplace), employment strategies, biographies of precariousness, housing trajectories and inequalities, research labor, and research ethics.

Laura’s current research is focusing on pre-retirement biographies of older workers in the context of institutionalized ageism, and on workplace changes in roles, relationships, and practices related to transition to retirement.

Her latest publication deals with the fallacies of intergenerational support and draws from a collective work on a panel of interviews (2013-2015) with people situated in a precarious social stratum: Intergenerational support as a reaction to socio-economic crisis: alteration of solidarity within precarious Romanian households(Preoteasa, A. M., Vlase, I., & Tufă, L. A. 2018.  published in ESA journal, European Societies).

Research interests: work and labour relations and policies, housing, social inequalities, research labour, ethics of social research


Alte noutăți

The debate “Open Access to Research Data”, March 12 2019

During the Open Government Week, on 12th of March 2019, the team of OGP Romania - General Secretariat of the Government, in partnership with the RIQL - Research Institute for Quality of Life (Romanian Academy), and the Center for Public Innovation organize the debate...

... Latest news Bucharest Calea 13 Septembrie nr. 13, postal code 050711 Phone: 021.318.24.61 Fax: 021.318.24.62 E-mail: / Follow us on Calea 13 Septembrie nr. 13 Bucharest Phone:...

Broșura de prezentare a ICCV, incluzând direcțiile de cercetare, programele instituționale, publicațiile relevante și domeniile de expertiză ale Institutului, poate fi descărcată aici:
Institutul de Cercetare a Calității Vieții - 30 de ani de cercetare în beneficiul comunității


Calea 13 Septembrie nr. 13, cod postal 050711

Telefon: 021.318.24.61

Fax: 021.318.24.62

E-mail: /

Urmareste-ne pe


Institutul de Cercetare a Calitatii Vietii

Calea 13 Septembrie nr. 13 Bucuresti

Telefon: 021.318.24.61