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Developing models of partnership in economic regeneration.

Conference Proceeding
Mitchell, I., & McQuaid, R. W. (2001)
Developing models of partnership in economic regeneration. In L. Montanheiro, & M. Spiering (Eds.), Public and private sector partnerships : the enterprise governance
This paper tests some theoretical models of partnership by examining a specific partnership between a local authority and other private partners in the regeneration of a forme...

Working with the new demographics - the Scottish labour market

Presentation / Conference
McQuaid, R. W. (2004, December)
Working with the new demographics - the Scottish labour market. Paper presented at Older workers
No abstract available.

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...

Flexibility in the UK - the case of activation policies

Presentation / Conference
McQuaid, R. W. (2007, December)
Flexibility in the UK - the case of activation policies
No abstract available.

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...

Job search, transport and training, the case of EMIRES

Presentation / Conference
McQuaid, R. W. (2004, August)
Job search, transport and training, the case of EMIRES. Paper presented at RSAI (B and I section) Annual Conference
No abstract available.

Supporting student transitions to placement and work: developing a new self-identity

Journal Article
Webster, G., Smith, S., & Smith, C. (2016)
Supporting student transitions to placement and work: developing a new self-identity. New Directions in the Teaching of Physical Sciences, 11(1),
Moves towards the marketisation of higher education together with concerns over the challenges of graduate employment have led to an increased prioritisation of students under...

In search of graduate employability: An exploration of student identity

Journal Article
Smith, S., Smith, C., Taylor-Smith, E., & Fotheringham, J. (2017)
In search of graduate employability: An exploration of student identity. Asia-Pacific Journal of Cooperative Education, 18(1), 15-24
Universities are adopting institution-wide projects to increase student work placements and work-related learning across all subject disciplines. However, there are large vari...

Workplaces and policy spaces: insights from third sector internships Scotland

Journal Article
Pegg, A., & Caddell, M. (2016)
Workplaces and policy spaces: insights from third sector internships Scotland. Higher Education, Skills and Work-based Learning, 6(2), 162-177. https://doi.org/10.1108/heswbl-07-2015-0039
Purpose – Understanding the relationship between learning and work is a key concern for educational researchers and policy makers at the local, national and international leve...

Rethinking graduate attributes: understanding the learning journeys of part-time students in the Open University in Scotland.

Conference Proceeding
Caddell, M., & Cannell, P. (2012)
Rethinking graduate attributes: understanding the learning journeys of part-time students in the Open University in Scotland. In S. Oosthuizen, & B. Jones (Eds.), Part-Time study: the new paradigm for Higher Education?
Four in ten of Scotland’s university students study part time. But their voices and experience are often sidelined in debates about employability and graduate attributes. What...
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Relationships between transport and Rural Economies

2004 - 2005
This review was commissioned by the Countryside Agency to explore the impact of the transport sector, including transport provision, on rural economies in England. The project was carried out with Der...
Value: £1,000

Social Networks of Older Workers

2004 - 2005
The population of Scotland is expected to age considerably over the next 25 years and as the largest non-working group of the potential labour force is the over 50's, there is a concern that the futur...
Value: £1,000

Scottish Government Analytical Services Call Off

2009 - 2012
Funding: Scottish Government Duration: 2010-2011 Research Team: Professor Ronald McQuaid, Dr Valerie Egdell, Dr Emma Hollywood
Funder: Scottish Government | Value: £20,613

One Regional Employability Framework Evaluation

2009 - 2011
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 ...
Value: £46,126

Promoting Jobs Growth to Benefit Disadvant. People

2009 - 2011
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...
Funder: Dept. of Enterprise, Trade and Investment | Value: £54,700

Parents and Recurrent Poverty

2008 - 2008
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 ...
Value: £1,000

Edinburgh, Road Pricing and the Boundary Problem: Issues of Equity and Efficiency

2004 - 2004
Discussions of road user charging in Scotland had been confined to the proposed introduction of road user charging in Edinburgh. This report summarised the findings of a research study into the effici...
Value: £1,000

Consultation & Evaluation of Local PACE Partnerships

2015 - 2016
Consultation & Evaluation of Local PACE Partnerships
Funder: Skills Development Scotland | Value: £26,427

Scottish Trade Union's Approaches to Equalities - follow-up study (STUC)

2009 - 2010
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...
Value: £1,000

Transport and The Scottish Economy

2001 - 2002
The report pulled together evidence on the role of transport in the development of the Scottish economy. It particularly sought to identify key issues where existing and potential academic research co...
Value: £1,000