McQuaid, R. W. (2010, April). Skills: Scotland's opportunity. Presented at Scottish Government Skills and Training Summit, Surgeon's Hall, Edinburgh
This report captures the discussions at the Scottish Government Skills and Training Summit. The comments and recommendations within the report are from those who participated ...
Egdell, V., Stavert, J., Ritchie, L., Tolson, D., Danson, M., & Cook, M. (2017, July). Employer Responses to Dementia in the Workplace in Scotland. Paper presented at British Society of Gerontology Annual Conference 2017, Swansea, UK
The prevalence of dementia in the UK is increasing with over 800,000 people currently affected. Of this number in excess of 40,000 are aged under 65 years suggesting that a si...
Egdell, V., Fuertes, V., Tjandra, N., & Chen, T. (2017, July). The Impact of an Ageing Workforce on Hong Kong’s Service Sector. Paper presented at British Society of Gerontology Annual Conference 2017, Swansea, UK
The aim of this research is to explore the impact of the ageing population on employers in the Hong Kong service sector.
Egdell, V., Raeside, R., & Graham, H. (2015, July). Understanding the policy assumptions made in youth employment activation from a capability approach. Paper presented at Inequality in the 21st Century, London School of Economics & Political Science, London
Youth unemployment is a major government concern for countries across Europe. In the UK, in the final quarter of 2013, the unemployment rate for those aged 16-24 years stood a...
Egdell, V. & Dutton, M. (2014, October). Third Sector Independence: Relations with the State and the Market in an Age of Austerity. Paper presented at The Third Sector, the State and the Market: challenges and opportunities in an era of austerity, The Circle, Sheffield. (Unpublished)
In an age of austerity the third sector is facing opportunities and challenges in its relations with the State and the Market as organisations grapple with a changing politica...
McQuaid, R. W., & Fuertes, V. (2014, January). Sustainable Integration of Long-term Unemployed: From Work First to Career First. Paper presented at European Network on Regional Labour Market Monitoring conference, At Frankfurt-a-M., Germany, Germany
Lindsay, C., & Fuertes, V. (2014, January). Personalization, new public management and street-level practice in activation: the case of the UK’s Work Programme. Paper presented at 12th Annual Conference ESPAnet Oslo 2014, 4-6 September, Oslo
Raeside, R., McQuaid, R. W., Egdell, V., & Graham, H. (2013, August). The scarring effects of youth unemployment in the UK. Paper presented at RGS-IBG Annual International Conference,, London
Bourgeois, C., Fuertes, V., & Zimmermann, K. (2013, July). Do politics matter in employment policy processes at the local level? France, Germany and the United Kingdom compared. Paper presented at 8th IPA Conference “Societies in Conflicts: Experts, Publics and Democracy”, Vienna
Smith, S., & Smith, C. F. (2013, July). Building Employer Partnerships: a regional placement perspective. Paper presented at HEA Annual Conference, University of Warwick
The case for paid placements as transformational for students has been made; indeed the Wilson report (A Review of Business- University Collaboration, http://www.gov.uk) exhor...
Fuertes, V. (2013, June). The governance of active-focus labour market policies in the UK and the effects on active policy types. Paper presented at FP 7 PhD conference “Local welfare systems and social cohesion”, June 10-12 2013, Barcelona
Susca, T., Fernandez, B., & Lohrey, S. (2013, June). Current State and Barriers for the Development of Renewable Energy in Europe. Paper presented at Dahrendorf Workshop: A European Energiewende as a European Common Good?, Berlin
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Susca, T., Fernandez, B., & Lohrey, S. (2013, June). Current State and Barriers for the Development of Renewable Energy in Europe. Presented at Dahrendorf Workshop: A European Energiewende as a European Common Good?, Berlin
Egdell, V., & McQuaid, R. W. (2013, April). Supporting disadvantaged young people into work: does the capability approach offer a new policy perspective?. Paper presented at Youth Studies 2013 Conference, Glasgow, UK
Smith, C. F., Smith, S., & Irving, C. (2013, April). Can Pay, Should Pay? Comparing employer and student outcomes of paid and unpaid work opportunities. Paper presented at HEA STEM Conference, Birmingham, UK
In a time of high youth unemployment, when relevant work experience is often cited as the most important factor in finding a graduate job, computing students are being advised...