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Dean of Computing
Whitecross, R. & Lindsay, C. (2017). Use and Implementation of OCR Chapter 33AA in Section 11 Order Proceedings. Edinburgh: Scottish Courts and Tribunal Service
Pearson, M. (2012). Network Equilibrium and the Spread of Innovation in Technologically Cooperating European SMEs.
European technical cooperation data from a recent large survey on small and medium enterprises (SMEs) is used to formulate a proxy network of country typical SMEs (CTSMEs) and...
Reilly, C. & Caddell, M. (2012). Why Internships? Understanding Student Motivations and Experience
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For the island community of Luing, access to and from the mainland is currently solely dependent on ferry services. Consequently access to employment and services is more expensive and less convenient...
The Impacts of Welfare Reform in Scotland Funding: Scottish Government
Research Team: Dr Helen Graham, Dr Valerie Egdell, Professor Robert Raeside and Professor Ronald McQuaid...
Equality Commission for Northern Ireland
Funding: Equality Commission for Northern Ireland
Duration: January 2010 – October 2010
Research Team: Prof Ron McQuaid, Dr Emma Hollywood, Dr Jesus Canduela
The ERI was commi...
19 May 2017
19 May 2017
The Employment Research Institute invites you to the Ageing and the Workplace workshop.
The ageing of the population will have a significant impact on ...
Professional Development Leader
Lecturer in Biomedical Science
Senior Research Fellow
Senior Research Fellow
Lecturer in Law
Caddell, M. & Cannell, P. (2011). Rethinking graduate attributes: understanding the learning journeys of part-time students in the Open University in Scotland. In Oosthuizen, S. & Jones, B. (Eds.). Part-Time study: the new paradigm for Higher Education?ISBN 9780957203303
Four in ten of Scotland’s university students study part time. But their voices and experience are often sidelined in debates about employability and graduate attributes. What...
Whitecross, R. (2017). Law, Tradition And Legitimacy Contesting Driglam Namzha. In Development Challenges in Bhutan, 115 - 134. Springer Verlag. doi:10.1007/978-3-319-47925-5_7. ISBN 978-3-319-47924-8
Whitecross, R. (in press). Section 11 Orders and the " Abuse " Provisions. Edinburgh Law Review. 21(2), 8. ISSN 1364-9809
Robertson, P. (in press). Developing Career Capabilities For Young People In Transition To Adulthood. In Kagan, C., Lewis, S. & Niven, K. (Eds.). Making a difference with psychologyRichard Benjamin Trust. ISBN unknown
This chapter provides a brief accessible outline of a research project funded by the Richard Benjamin Trust. It describes use of the 'capability approach' to understand a pro...
Robertson, P. J. & Egdell, V. (in press). A Capability Approach to career development: An introduction and implications for practice. Australian Journal of Career Development. ISSN 1038-4162
In the UK, the concept of employability is influential in current conceptualizations of career development. It is an example of a discourse underpinned by faith in individual ...
Robertson, P. J. (2017). Identifying and measuring capabilities for career development in NEET young people. Recherches sociologique et anthropologique/ Sociological and anthropological research. 47(2), 83-99. ISSN 1782-1592
Amartya Sen's Capability Approach offers great potential as a conceptual framework for promoting social justice and well-being through economic and educational engagement. Yet...
Whitecross, R. (2016). Article 3 and Adption in and from India and Nepal. In Implementing Article 3 of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child, 213 - 230. Cambridge University Press (CUP). ISBN 978-1-107-15825-2
Nepal has experienced an increase in intercountry adoption in recent years. Following the opening up of authorisation to arrange adoptions, the number of child centres offerin...
Webster, G., Smith, S. & Smith, C. (in press). Supporting student transitions to placement and work: developing a new self-identity. New Directions in the Teaching of Physical Sciences.. ISSN 1740-9888
Moves towards the marketisation of higher education together with concerns over the challenges of graduate employment have led to an increased prioritisation of students under...
Whitecross, R. (2016). Innovation, entrepreneurship: learning lessons in uncertainty. In Innovations in Learning and TechnologyISBN 978-0-9576882-8-5
What does it mean to teach innovation and entrepreneurship in professional degrees? The professions such as accountancy and law traditionally provide specialised knowledge and...
Smith, S., Smith, C., Taylor-Smith, E. & Fotheringham, J. (in press). In search of graduate employability: An exploration of student identity. Asia-Pacific Journal of Cooperative Education
Universities are adopting institution-wide projects to increase student work placements and work-related learning across all subject disciplines. However, there are large vari...
Whitecross, R. (2016). Teaching legal professionalism: a comparative study of teaching professional values and lessons for legal education. Journal of Commonwealth Law and Legal Education. 11(1), 23. ISSN 1476-0401
The Legal Education and Training Review highlighted concerns across all sectors, from academics to practitioners over a lack of understanding of professionalism and ethics. Bu...
Pegg, A. & Caddell, M. (2016). Workplaces and policy spaces: insights from third sector internships Scotland. Higher Education, Skills and Work-based Learning. 6(2), 162-177. doi:10.1108/heswbl-07-2015-0039. ISSN 2042-3896
– Understanding the relationship between learning and work is a key concern for educational researchers and policy makers at the local, national and international leve...
This project will examine the approaches taken to equalities issues by STUC-affiliated unions. This will update and build on a previous baseline study undertaken by the ERI for the STUC/One Workplace...
Dept. of Enterprise, Trade and Investment
Funding: Department of Enterprise, Trade and Investment, Northern Ireland
Duration: April 2009 – December 2010
Research Team: Prof Ron McQuaid, Dr Ariel Bergmann, Dr Jesus Canduela, Vanesa Fuerte...
The North East’s Regional Employability Framework (REF) provided an over-arching strategic focus for partnership-working on employability across the region. This research had been commissioned by One ...
Funding: Scottish Government
Research Team: Professor Ronald McQuaid, Dr Valerie Egdell, Dr Emma Hollywood
The ERI has been asked by the Learning and Skills Council North East to conduct research on best practice in providing a joined-up employability journey for ESF beneficiaries making transitions ...
NHS Health Scotland
The Scottish Centre for Healthy Working Lives (SCHWL) and NHS Health Scotland commissioned an evaluation of the mentally healthy workplaces training programme. This research was conducted in partnersh...
The UK Commission for Employment and Skills commissioned the ERI and WM Enterprise to undertake a review of research evidence and policy around individuals’ demand for (and participation in) skills de...
A major reason for recurrent poverty is leaving the workforce due to childbirth and childcare and returning to low paid, insecure work. However, there are relatively few studies that give qualitative ...
Careers Scotland and its partners are committed to ensuring that all young people receive appropriate guidance to develop sustainable learning and career pathways. Those young people with a statutory ...
The Employment Research Institute (ERI) at Napier University was commissioned by the Equalities Commission for Northern Ireland (ECNI) to carry out research to examine the impact of educational migrat...
EU Framework Programme 7 and FP6 and earlier programmes
STEP - Service Sector Training in European Employment Practices is a European Commission project, funded under the Leonardo da Vinci Programme, that examines HR practices in the European hospitality s...
The overall objective was to develop material to improve the use of sustainable impact assessment in EU and Russia, especially in issues concerning land use such as forests, agricultural landscapes, w...
At present the Information Technology profession appears to be dogged by high profile project failure, high...