Topics of research: Her main lines of research are focused on the educational and cultural study of the current emigratory flows, in the youth and her educational, formative, labour and professional profile.
Doctoral thesis: New Galician emigration to Europe in the beginning of the third millennium. Educational profile and employment.
Doctoral thesis: she has started her Phd in the academic year 2015/2016 and her Phd is going to end approximately in the academic year 2018/2019.
University where she is doing her thesis: Universidade de Santiago de Compostela (USC), she is doing her research into the research group Terceira Xeración (TeXe) GI-1451 at the Faculty of Educational Sciences (Campus Life) of the Universidade de Santiago de Compostela; she is doing her PhD thesis under the supervision of senior lecturer Vicente Peña Saavedra and senior lecturer Mª Esther Olveira Olveira.
Academic supervisor at the Carl von Ossietzky University (Oldenburg): Prof. Dr. Paul Mecheril, director of the Center for Migration, Education and Cultural Studies (CMC).
Scholarship DAAD: Funding Programme: Research Grants- Short-Term Grants, DAAD (Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst), 2018, to Phd students.
Start and end of the scholarship DAAD: from 01.02.2018 to 30.06.2018.
University and artistic studies:
University degree of Teacher Specialty in Music Education (2007) at the Universidade de Santiago de Compostela.
Bachelor´s degree in Pedagogy (2012) at the Universidade de Santiago de Compostela.
Professional Music Diploma Specialty in Percussion (2012), at the Professional Music College of Santiago de Compostela.
University Master´s Degree in Research in Education, Cultural Diversity and Community Development (2015) at the Universidade de Santiago de Compostela.
Publications (the most recent):
González-Blanco, M. (2016). Mulleres galegas en Alemaña no novo milenio. Análise da súa realidade emigratoria: formación e emprego. [Galician women in Germany in the new millennium. Analisys of their emigratory reality: training and employment]. Revista Galega do Ensino, 71.
González-Blanco, M. y Peña Saavedra, V (2017). New migrations from Galicia to Germany: educational profiles and social networks. AEMI Journal: European Migrant Diasporas and Cultural Identities, 15.
González-Blanco, M. y Peña Saavedra, V. Possibilities and limits of the statistical sources for the study of educational and cultural profiles of Spaniards in current emigration. AEMI Journal, 16. (In press).
Oral communications and posters (the most recent):
González-Blanco, M. (2015). Formación e emprego da mocidade galega emigrante en Alemaña na actualidade [Training and employment of Galician Young Emigrants in Germany at present]. In Rego, L., Rial, A. y Valcarce, M. (eds.), proceedings book of 17th Galicia-North of Portugal International Congress on Training for Employment (427-436), Santiago de Compostela, España.
González-Blanco, M. (2016). Proxecto de tese dende o ámbito pedagóxico sobre a nova emigración galega a Europa na actualidade. Estudo do perfil educativo, laboral e social. [Doctoral thesis project from the pedagogical area about the new Galician emigration to Europe at the present time. Study of the educational, labour and social profile]. In Busto, S., Conde, M., Enríquez, Mª. J., Louredo, E., Rey, L. and Sánchez, Mª. E. (eds), book of abstracts of the IV Meeting of Young Researchers (63-64), Santiago de Compostela, Spain.
González-Blanco, M. (2016). How are the new emigrants? A study focus on young galician women living in Germany during the new millennium: analysis of their educational profile. In Ramiro-Sánchez, T., Ramiro Sánchez, Mª. T. and Bermúdez, Mª. P. (eds), proceedings book of 4th International Congress of Educational Sciences and Development (754), Santiago de Compostela, Spain.
González-Blanco, M (2017, october). Possibilities and limits of the statistical sources for the study of educational and cultural profiles of Spaniards in current emigration. Oral communication presented in the 27 th AEMI Conference: At home or Alienated, Husum, North Frisia, Germany.
González-Blanco, M. (2017). La emigración española en la actualidad: el grupo de la juventud cualificada. [Spanish emigration at the present time. Qualified youth group].In Ramiro-Sánchez, T., Ramiro Sánchez, Mª. T. and Bermúdez, Mª. P. (eds), proceedings book of 5th International Congress of Educational Sciences and Development (563), Santander, Spain.