Dean of Computing
Senior Research Fellow
Smith, S., Smith, C., Taylor-Smith, E., Fotheringham, J. & Dencer-Brown, I. (2016, June). Exploring student identity through a university-wide graduate employability initiative. Paper presented at WACE International Research Symposium, Victoria, Canada
Universities are adopting institution-wide projects designed to enhance opportunities for student work placements and work-related learning across all subject disciplines, as ...
Caddell, M. (2014, April). Internships - volunteer, worker, employee or something else?. Paper presented at Socio-Legal Studies Association 2014 Conference, Aberdeen
Caddell, M. (2014, May). Supporting reflection and skills articulation: insights from third sector internships Scotland. Paper presented at Open University in Scotland Learning and Teaching Conference 2014, Scotland
Edinburgh Napier Funded
Having relevant work experience, such as a placement or internship, is valued by employers in the technology sector and can improve employment outcomes for computing graduates. However, gaining good w...
Skills Development Scotland
Graduate Level Apprenticeships (GLAs) are undergraduate degrees in which the students are in full-time employment, studying on campus one day per week. In September 2017, Edinburgh Napier’s first coho...
Scottish Funding Council
The Associate Student Project (ASP) builds partnerships between the School of Computing and local further education colleges (FEs) to support students who study for the first two years of their degree...
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 ...
Associate Professor in Law
Lecturer in Biomedical Science
Senior Research Fellow
Associate Professor in Entrepreneurship
Caddell, M. (2012, March). University - third sector collaboration that make a difference: enhancing student employability, supporting voluntary sector development. Paper presented at University Association of Lifelong Learning Conference, University of Cambridge
Caddell, M. (2014, April). Learning enhancement in action. Poster presented at The Open University 'Learn About Fair', Milton Keynes
Maclean, G., Marks, A. & Cowan, S. (2017). Mental Health and Unemployment in Scotland: Understanding the impact of welfare reforms in Scotland for individuals with mental health conditions. Edinburgh: Carnegie Trust
During 2016, 30 individuals with a mental health condition (who claimed ESA, have had their ESA withdrawn and moved on to JSA, or have been directed into the WRAG group based ...
Graham, H., Fuertes, V., Egdell, V. & Raeside, R. (2016). Women in ICT and Digital Technologies: An investigation of the barriers to women entering, staying, and progressing in the sector, and actions to ameliorate this - Executive Summary. Edinburgh: Skills Development Scotland
This report summarises research conducted to explore the under-representation of women in the ICT and Digital Technologies sector in Scotland, and the possible reasons for, an...
Egdell, V. (2016). The Management of Dementia in the Workplace in the Public Sector in Scotland. Edinburgh: Edinburgh Napier University Business School Research Funding 2015/16
The Scottish population is ageing. This will have a significant impact on the labour market, in particular on the greater need for employers to employ relatively more older wo...
Caddell, M., Boyle, F., Jones, H. & Mcilwhan, R. (2015). Third sector internships Scotland: final report. Scotland: Scottish Funding Council
Third Sector Internships Scotland helped students gain paid work experience in the Third Sector. This five-year programme, part of the Scottish Funding Council’s Learning to W...
Dutton, M., Lister, B., Canduela, J., Botfield, J. & Drogony, M. (2013). The rationale and practice of gender specific employability services. Edinburgh, Scotland: Scottish Government
As the pace of labour market activation and welfare reform increases, women are increasingly expected to engage with the labour market. In many cases this transition will be m...
Dutton, M., Raeside, R., Chen, T. & Mazza, T. (2013). Evaluating the impact of the Glasgow living wage. Glasgow, Scotland: Glasgow City Council
The Living Wage (LW) is perceived by some to be a social and economic good. The beneficial aspects of implementing a LW is to increase employee pay, reduce household poverty a...
Caddell, M., Pegg, A. & Jones, H. (2013). Third Sector Internships Scotland Data Overview 2010-14. Scotland: Scottish Funding Council
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McMurray, S., Richard, A., Dutton, M. & McQuaid, R. W. (2012). Regionally Coherent Access and Employability Provision:Employer Demand for Business and Management Graduates. Edinburgh, Scotland: Edinburgh Napier University
This report presents findings from research with 71 employers of Edinburgh Napier University Business School (ENUBS) graduates across Scotland. Employers were asked to identif...
Mcquaid, R., Fuertes, V., Egdell, V., Bergmann, A. & Green, A. E. (2010). PROMOTING INVESTMENT AND INCREASING EMPLOYMENT AMONG THE ECONOMICALLY INACTIVE – A REVIEW OF BEST PRACTICE Final report to the Department of Enterprise, Trade and Investment, Northern Ireland Final Report November 2010. Northern Ireland: Department of Enterprise, Trade and Investment, Northern Ireland.Department of Enterprise, Trade and Investment, Northern Ireland
Final report to the Department of Enterprise, Trade and
Investment, Northern Ireland.
This report sets out the findings from a study into strategies that link the
Mcquaid, R., Bond, S. & Fuertes, V. (2009). Evaluation Of The Working For Families Fund 2004-2008 SG. Edinburgh: Scottish Government
This report summarises the Final Evaluation Report of the Working for Families Fund (WFF) programme from 2004-08. It was carried out by the Employment Research Institute, Napi...
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...
Between 2010 and 2014, e-Placement Scotland worked with industry to create over 800 paid placements for students in Scotland’s universities and colleges. The project team disseminated widely to both e...
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...
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 ...
At present the Information Technology profession appears to be dogged by high profile project failure, high...
Participation Space Studies explore eParticipation ...