Dean of Computing
Caddell, M. & Cannell, P. (2011, March). Learning journeys, working journeys: the experience of part-time learners in the Open University in Scotland. Presented at UALL Annual Conference, 2011: Part Time: the new paradigm for Higher Education, Stirling
Caddell, M. (2009). Working Journeys: exploring Open University in Scotland students’ study motivations and the relationship between study and employment. Scotland: The Open University
Caddell, M. & Holmes, K. P. (2002). Debates in Skills development: world bank study on vocational skills development in Sub-Saharan Africa - a working group review. Edinburgh, Scotland: Working Group for International Cooperation in Skills Development
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 ...
Senior Research Fellow
Associate Professor in Law
Senior Research Fellow
Associate Professor in Entrepreneurship
Lecturer in Biomedical Science
Caddell, M. & King, K. (1998). Improving european union development co-operation: the case of education. London: ActionAid Alliance
Caddell, M., Mcilwhan, R., Parry, J. & Reilly, C. (2012, September). The employability challenge: volunteering and internships in the third sector. Presented at NCVO 'Researching the Voluntary Sector' Conference, Birmingham
Caddell, M. & Boyle, F. (2012, May). HE student work placementin Scotland: developing professional learners and employable graduates. Presented at Scottish HigherEducation Employability Forum 2012, Dundee
Caddell, M. (2012, March). Internships that make a difference. Presented at The Gathering, Glasgow
Caddell, M. (2012, March). From skills development to skills use and articulation: insights from the interface between university and work. Presented at QAA Enhancement Theme Conference 2012, Edinburgh
Caddell, M. & Smith, S. (2011, March). Making work placements workfor Scotland's students and employers. Presented at QAA Enhancement Themes Conference, 2011, Edinburgh
Caddell, M. (2011, March). Graduate attributes and aspirations of part-time learners. Presented at QAA Enhancement Themes Conference, 2011, Edinburgh
Caddell, M. & Pegg, A. (2010, July). Researching student employability: insights from the Open University. Presented at Open University Conference 'Developing Student Employability: A 4 Nations Conversation., Edinburgh
Caddell, M., Boyle, F. & Carson, C. (2010, May). Promoting employer engagement in the third sector: innovation, insight and inspiration. Presented at QAA Scotland 'Employer Engagement Through Work Based Learning' Conference, Dundee
Caddell, M., Boyle, F. & Meyer, P. (2010, March). Innovation in work experience: learning from a voluntary sector/HE partnership project. Presented at QAA Enhancement Themes Conference: 'Graduates for the 21st century: Integrating the Enhancement Themes, Edinburgh
Caddell, M., Cannell, P. & MacDonald, J. (2010, March). A transer of graduate attributes, or boundary crossing and leaving?. Presented at QAA Enhancement Themes Conference 'Graduates for the 21st Century: Integrating the Enhancement Themes, Edinburgh
Caddell, M. & King, K. J. (1997). Partnership and poverty in Britain and Sweden's new aid policies. Edinburgh: University of Edinburgh, Centre of African Studies
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 ...