Océane Uzureau is a French researcher holding a Masters degree in Migration Studies from the University of Poitiers. She previously worked for the Observatory of the Migration of Minors (University of Poitiers/ MIGRINTER – CNRS) on action research projects with unaccompanied minors newly arrived in France, analyzing access to protective services and local inclusion with local NGOs and institutions. She is currently a PhD candidate in Educational Sciences at Ghent University (CESSMIR) and a member of the ChildMove team. In this project, her research interests focus on the analysis of mobility patterns of unaccompanied minors travelling toward and within Europe, and on social support from NGOs and volunteers available for migrants on the move.