Director of ERI
Appleton, L., Duff, A. S., Hall, H. & Raeside, R. (in press). Using a longitudinal focus group methodology to measure the value and impact of public libraries. In Conference ProceedingsISBN tbc
There is a general acceptance that public libraries contribute to ‘community’, and at least have the potential to have a very positive impact on civil society. (V...
Mowbray, J., Hall, H., Raeside, R. & Robertson, P. (in press). The role of networking and social media tools during job search: an information behaviour perspective
The paper presents a critical analysis of the extant literature pertaining to the networking behaviours of young jobseekers in both offline and online environments. A framewor...
Mowbray, J., Raeside, R., Hall, H. & Robertson, P. (2015). Social networking sites and employment status: an investigation based on Understanding Society data. In IDIMC 2016: Exploring our digital shadow - from data to intelligence, 75-85. ISBN 9781905499526
An analysis is made of secondary data derived from Understanding Society: The UK household longitudinal study (2012) as related to the use of social networking sites (SNSs) am...
Economic and Social Research Council
This research studentship will investigate innovation and best practice in skills development in the workplace in Scotland, drawing comparisons with the rest of the UK and other countries. It will exp...
To analyse in game communications to predict engagement of players.
The development of enhanced data analytics capabilities to enable the modelling, analysis and presentation of complex data to improve Group Internal Audit’s assessment and insight into business risks ...
15 August 2017
15 August 2017
The Workplace Team, Health Promotion, Fife Health & Social Care Partnership and Fife Health & Wellbeing Alliance commissioned the Employment Research Institute, Edinburgh Napi...
10 May 2016
10 May 2016
Tackling gender inequality and enhancing opportunities in the labour market continues to be a priority for the Scottish Government. However, gender stereotyping in school and ...
10 June 2016
10 June 2016
Tackling inequality and enhancing opportunities for all groups in the labour market continues to be a priority for government. However, research highlights the persistent ineq...
McQuaid, R. W. & Raeside, R. (2008). The " Working for Families Fund" programme database
Gayen, K., Hollywood, E., McQuaid, R. W. & Raeside, R. (2005). Employability of senior workers: the importance of social networks
Raeside, R., Gayen, K. & McQuaid, R. W. (2005). The experience of older workers
Gayen, K., Raeside, R. & McQuaid, R. W. (2005). The influence of social networks on the employment of the elderly
Canduela, J., Cabras, I. & Raeside, R. (2011). The importance of village and rural pubs to community life and peoples well being
In Great Britain the make-up of rural communities is changing. Young
individuals are moving to cities and the population of rural communities is
ageing. In this context, it is...
Darby, P. & Raeside, R. (2009). Evaluation of fleet safety interventions. In Proceedings of the 42nd Universities Transport Study Group conference
Work related road traffic fatalities are the largest cause of work fatalities in the UK. It is estimated that 25% of UK road accidents involve someone driving for work. This r...
Mowbray, J., Hall, H., Raeside, R. & Robertson, P. (2017). The role of networking and social media tools during job search: an information behaviour perspective. Information Research. 22(1)ISSN 1368-1613
Introduction. The paper presents a critical analysis of the extant literature pertaining to the networking behaviour of young jobseekers in both offline and online environment...
Hall, H. & Raeside, R. (2016). Mapping the UK information workforce in the library, archives, records, information management, knowledge management and related professions. Proceedings of the Association for Information Science and Technology. 53(1), 1-4. doi:10.1002/pra2.2016.14505301117. ISSN 2373-9231
A workforce mapping project was carried out in the UK between August 2014 and October 2015. It was commissioned by the Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professio...
Karatzias, T., Jowett, S., Yan, E., Raeside, R. & Howard, R. (2016). Depression and resilience mediate the relationship between traumatic life events and ill physical health: results from a population study. Psychology, Health and Medicine. , 1-11. doi:10.1080/13548506.2016.1257814. ISSN 1354-8506
We set out to investigate the mediating roles of depression, resilience, smoking, and alcohol use, in the relationship between potentially traumatic life events and objective ...
Canduela, J., Raeside, R., Lindsay, C. & Graham, H. (2015). Employability, poverty and the spheres of sociability – evidence from the British household panel survey. Social Policy and Administration. 49, 571-592. doi:10.1111/spol.12101. ISSN 0144-5596
Policymakers in the UK and beyond have sought to promote interventions to encourage social capital-building among disadvantaged groups. One specific concern is that those with...
Canduela, J., Raeside, R. & Cabras, I. (2014). Exploring the Forecasting Process in a Fast Moving Consumer Goods Company. Journal of business and economics. 6, 1727-1738. doi:10.15341/jbe(2155-7950)/10.05.2014/002. ISSN 2155-7950
The aim of this paper is to explore the forecasting function in a FMCG company, in order to understand actors’ functions and behaviour within the system and the impact of thes...
Rahatullah, M. K. & Raeside, R. (2014). Determinants of entrepreneurial business relationship success. International journal of business and society. 16, 1-18. ISSN 1511-6670
The business development literature illustrates the importance of relationships on achieving targets and ensuring the sustainability of enterprises. In this paper the sphere o...
The World Health Organisation (WHO) identified the workplace as an important setting to support the promotion of health and wellbeing in 1981 with the introduction of the Health for All strategy, and ...
Skills Development Scotland
Investigation into the Numbers of Women working in ICT in Scotland and the nature and conditions of that work
Scottish Council for Voluntary Orgranisations
Analyse the Milo and Asset databases and combine with census data and other secondary data – to obtain a mapping of provision by the voluntary sector and potential demand in East Dumbartonshire
Consultation & Evaluation of Local PACE Partnerships
Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council
The focus of this proposal is to better understand how energy is consumed in SMEs through the analysis of real time data
and the development of SME energy management profiles, to study the potential t...
City of Glasgow Council
An evaluation of the impact of the Glasgow Living Wage on Glasgow based employers who pay the GLW to their staff.
Scottish Funding Council
Exploring a data set of 13 years of data related to property lets in Scotland in order to reveal business opportunities and to communicate better with current and potential customers. This will be ach...
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...
An Agenda for New Skills and Jobs’ prioritises equipping people with the right skills for employment. It recognises the crucial role that developing labour market intelligence and skills governance ha...
Glasgow Centre for Population Health
Exploring the challenges and opportunities facing lone parents, with children over the age of five, in receipt of out of work benefits and moving into paid work as part of the UK government’s welfare ...
The project will both focus on and integrate disadvantaged young people into the research process to improve their quality of life and to foster social innovation.
Equality Commission for Northern Ireland
A large base of previous research suggested the connection between
health disabilities and unemployment. In fact th...
The developed economies are now considered to be entering the growth phase of
knowledge-based economic activity. Th...
Migration is a spatial phenomenon and is the movement of the people one of state/country administrative unit to another, alo...
Leo Appleton's PhD research explores the impact of libraries on citizenship. He is...
30 June 2016
This week the Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals (CILIP) and the Archives and Records Association (ARA) published a series of 24 fact sheets on the ...