Matthew Dutton

Matthew Dutton

Dr Matthew Dutton

Lecturer & Senior Research Fellow

Biography

Matthew is a lecturer and researcher based in the Business School.

Matthew's research interests are in employability, health, welfare reform and the welfare to work agenda. Matthew's current research is on the role of personalisation in the health and social care sector and measuring the impact of research in society.

Matthew has been the principal investigator on a range of research projects for the Scottish Government, UK Government, Northern Ireland Executive and European Commission. Recent government research reports have included a four year longitudinal study on the role of the Third Sector in the delivery of public services and a review of employability provision for jobseekers.

Matthew has co-authored more than 30 reports on welfare reform, employability provision and policy on supporting the long-term back to the labour market. Matthew has also published in peer-reviewed journals including Work, Employment and Society, Policy Studies and Social Policy and Administration. Matthew is the Chair of the University Ethics Committee.

Matthew currently lectures on research methods and public policy for undergraduate and postgraduate students. He also delivers workshops and tutorials on research methods.

Matthew is also a PhD, DBA and MSc supervisor . If you are interested in pursuing a PhD theses in an area of Matthew's research, contact the Employment Research Institute. Matthew's lectures to undergraduate and postgraduate students on research methods.

Matthew has a first degree in history and political philosophy. His PhD analysed the role of self-employment in rural peripheral areas to address economic decline. Matthew has taught in social and economic disciplines at a variety of universities.

Google scholar:- http://scholar.google.co.uk/citations?user=62PXMU8AAAAJ&hl=en

News

Events

Esteem

Advisory panels and expert committees or witness

  • Chair - Business School Research Integrity Committee
  • Business School Athena Swan SAT Lead
  • Presentation of research to the Ministerial PACE Partnership
  • Witness to the Scottish Parliament Work, Wages and Wellbeing Committee

 

Conference Activity

  • Tackling Inequality in the Labour Market
  • University Athena Swan committee
  • Third Sector Research Conference

 

Invited Speaker

  • Presentation of research on Workforce Resilience
  • Keynote Speech on Developing the Young Workforce
  • Public Boards and Corporate Diversity Programme
  • Presentation to the Poverty Commission
  • Evaluating the Economic Impact of the Glasgow Living Wage
  • Presenation to Scottish Government on Third Sector Research Findings

 

Media Activity

  • Act Now or Miss Gender Targets

 

Date


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Buying into Capitalism? Employee Ownership in a Disconnected Era

Journal Article
Brown, R., McQuaid, R., Raeside, R., Dutton, M., Egdell, V., & Canduela, J. (2018)
Buying into Capitalism? Employee Ownership in a Disconnected Era. British Journal of Industrial Relations, https://doi.org/10.1111/bjir.12309
This article considers whether employee ownership mitigates the negative workplace outcomes identified by the Disconnected Capitalism Thesis (DCT). Drawing on a programme of i...

Third sector independence in an age of austerity: relations with the state in an age of austerity

Conference Proceeding
Dutton, M. (2017)
Third sector independence in an age of austerity: relations with the state in an age of austerity. In Third Sector Independence: Relations with the state in an age of austerity
Drawing on qualitative longitudinal research with third sector organisations (TSOs) in Scotland, this paper explores how the independence of TSOs has been affected by changing...

Workforce Resilience - Initial Research

Report
Dutton, M., Robert, R., & Graham, H. (2017)
Workforce Resilience - Initial Research. Skills Development Scotland
No abstract available.

A study of the UK Information Workforce.

Report
Hall, H., Irving, C., Ryan, B., Raeside, R., Dutton, M., & Chen, T. (2016)
A study of the UK Information Workforce. The Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals
In 2014, CILIP and the Archives Records Association (UK & Ireland) (ARA) commissioned Edinburgh Napier University to undertake major research to map the workforce across the L...

Third Sector Independence: relations with the state in an age of austerity.

Journal Article
Egdell, V., & Dutton, M. (2016)
Third Sector Independence: relations with the state in an age of austerity. Voluntary Sector Review, 8(1), 25-40. https://doi.org/10.1332/204080516X14739278719772
Third sector organisations deliver a range of public services for government. They are valued and trusted by commissioners, clients and wider society because of their independ...

Third sector experiences of work programme delivery

Journal Article
Egdell, V., Dutton, M., & McQuaid, R. W. (2016)
Third sector experiences of work programme delivery. Journal of Social Policy, 45(4), 729-746. https://doi.org/10.1017/S0047279416000271
This paper explores the organisational experiences of governmental policy change and implementation on the third sector. Using a four-year longitudinal study of 13 third secto...

Employer demands from business graduates

Journal Article
McMurray, S., Dutton, M., McQuaid, R. W., & Richard, A. (2016)
Employer demands from business graduates. Education and Training, 58(1), (112-132). ISSN 0040-0912
This paper reports on research carried out with employers to determine demand for graduate business and management skills in the Scottish workforce. The research found that th...

Mapping the library, archives, records, information and knowledge management and related professions in the United Kingdom: final report

Report
Hall, H., Raeside, R., Chen, T., Dutton, M., Irving, C., & Ryan, B. (2015)
Mapping the library, archives, records, information and knowledge management and related professions in the United Kingdom: final report. United Kingdom: Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals (CILIP) and Archives and Records Association (ARA
Unpublished research report. (2015)

UK Academic – Hong Kong Industry Collaboration

Report
Dutton, M. & Raeside, R. (2015)
UK Academic – Hong Kong Industry Collaboration. Hong Kong: British Council
This report presents findings from research on science and engineering partnerships between UK universities and Hong Kong based industry. The research was conducted by the Emp...

Act now or miss your gender targets.

Other
Dutton, M. (2015)
Act now or miss your gender targets
VOLUNTARY approach is not enough if Nicola Sturgeon’s ambition of boardroom 50:50 by 2020 is to be realised, says Dr Matthew Dutton.

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