Robertson, S. & Edwards, A. (2015). Employability Skills in Large Business Modules:
Built-in or Bolted-on?
What did you do?
We integrated Confident Future’s ‘Making Feedback Work for You’ session into a very large 2nd Year Business School module. Rather than view the session as a b...
Dutton, M. (2014). The Economic Impact of the Glasgow Living Wage.
• A structural analysis of the the Glasgow economy and labour market
focussing on factors relevant to the payment of the Glasgow Living
• A review of living wage r...
Fuertes, V. & McQuaid, R. W. (2014). Findings from LOCALISE. Manuscript submitted for publication
LOCALISE (Local Worlds of Social Cohesion), funded by the European
Commission 7th Framework Programme, has analysed the coordination of
social and employment policies during t...
Fuertes, V. (2014). Day Programme: LOCALISE Event - Labour market policies from development to implementation.
Fuertes, V. (2014). Poster from the Early-Stage Researchers Conference held in Bordeaux.
Poster from the Early-Stage Researchers Conference held in Bordeaux. 12-13 May 2014. At a time of major challenges to welfare systems and specifically to labour market policie...
Smith, C. F., Smith, S. & Irving, C. (2013). Can pay, should pay? Comparing employer and student outcomes of paid and unpaid work opportunities. In Proceedings of the HEA STEM Learning and Teaching Conference (2013): Where practice and pedagogy meet, 114-119. doi:10.11120/stem.hea.2013.0025
This paper looks across and beyond this project to examine the range of placement and work experience forms currently experienced by computing students, and asks the question ...
McQuaid, R. W. (2013). Department for Employment and Learning Northern Ireland Economic Inactivity Strategy Literature Review: those with family commitments & the long-term sick and disabled.
Presentation of findings.
Caddell, M., McIlwhan, R., Irving, C., Smith, C. F. & Smith, S. (2012). Can pay, should pay? Exploring paid and unpaid work opportunities from employer and student perspectives.
Within current university-focused discussions around how to enhance and support student employability, considerable emphasis has been placed on gaining work experience, either...
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...
McQuaid, R. W. (2010). Inter-agency co-operation, partnerships and employability services: a review of evidence from 15 countries
McQuaid, R. W. (2010). Annual Report 2011/2012
Waugh, A. (2009). Planned developments that make graduate employability an explicit value within a UK Higher Education Institution. ISBN 9789670115009
McQuaid, R. W. (2009). Annual Report 2010/2011
McQuaid, R. W. (2009). Employability of Older People.
[A Scottish demographic study concerning employability of older people in an aging population.]
Lindsay, C., McQuaid, R. W. & Dutton, M. (2009). Employee demand for skills development: a research and policy review.
Understanding what encourages and prevents individual's from developing their skills, and identifying the most effective skill development policies, is a key function of the U...