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Inter-agency cooperation and activation in Europe - evidence from three states

Presentation / Conference
Lindsay, C., McQuaid, R., & Dutton, M. (2006, January)
Inter-agency cooperation and activation in Europe - evidence from three states. Paper presented at Delni Aspen, Brussels
New forms of inter-agency co-operation have gained increasing prominence in the development and delivery of activation strategies. This article compares different models of in...

From forecasting to drink and how we could be more sociable with business.

Presentation / Conference
Gormley, P., MacMillan, G., & Canduela, J. (2002, June)
From forecasting to drink and how we could be more sociable with business. Paper presented at 22nd International Symposium on Forecasting, Dublin, Ireland
The presentation covers the developments in forecasting and market modeling within Scottish Courage Brands, the major brewer in the UK take home market. It illustrates the joi...

Agglomeration of services at regional level: the case of call centres in Northern England.

Conference Proceeding
Cabras, I. (2009)
Agglomeration of services at regional level: the case of call centres in Northern England. In Proceedings of the 1st PhD Conference in Economics in memory of Vassilis Patzatzis, Athens, (108-129
No abstract available.

Using pre-arrival shared reading to promote a sense of community: A case study across two institutions

Journal Article
Baverstock, A., Steinitz, J., Webster-Henderson, B., Bryars, L., Cairncross, S., Ennis, L., …McLuckie, C. (2018)
Using pre-arrival shared reading to promote a sense of community: A case study across two institutions. Logos, 29(4), https://doi.org/10.1163/18784712-02904005
Seeking to improve student enrolment, engagement, and retention, Kingston University began a pre-arrival shared reading scheme in 2014–2015, sending a free book to every stude...

e-Placement Scotland - Defining the placement landscape for computing

Report
Allford, R., & Smith, S. (2014)
e-Placement Scotland - Defining the placement landscape for computing. Edinbrurgh Napier University: e-Placement Scotland
This publication aims to introduce employers and employer bodies to e-Placement Scotland and its work with Scotland’s Universities to produce quality work placements in the co...

Therapeutic Change in Group Therapy For Interpersonal Trauma: A Relational Framework for Research and Clinical Practice

Journal Article
Chouliara, Z., Karatzias, T., Gullone, A., Ferguson, S., Cosgrove, K., & Burke Draucker, C. (2020)
Therapeutic Change in Group Therapy For Interpersonal Trauma: A Relational Framework for Research and Clinical Practice. Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 35(15-16), 2897-2916. https://doi.org/10.1177/0886260517696860
Our understanding of therapeutic change processes in group therapy for complex interpersonal trauma has been limited. The present study aimed at addressing this gap by develop...

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...

A capability approach to career development: An introduction and implications for practice

Journal Article
Robertson, P. J., & Egdell, V. (2018)
A capability approach to career development: An introduction and implications for practice. Australian Journal of Career Development, 27(3), 119-126. https://doi.org/10.1177/1038416217704449
In the UK, the concept of employability is influential in current conceptualizations of career development. It is an example of a discourse underpinned by faith in individual ...

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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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

The impact of welfare reform in Scotland

2013 - 2016
The Impacts of Welfare Reform in Scotland Funding: Scottish Government Duration: 2013-2016 Research Team: Dr Helen Graham, Dr Valerie Egdell, Professor Robert Raeside and Professor Ronald McQuaid...
Funder: Scottish Government | Value: £120,800

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
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Leadership for the CIO: building capacity through applying leadership theory using frameworks

2012 - 2016
At present the Information Technology profession appears to be dogged by high profile project failure, high...
Prof Sally Smith | Director of Studies: Mr Grant MacKerron | Second Supervisor: Dr Vaughan Ellis

An investigation of university and employer perceptions of barriers and enablers of work based learning (WBL) partnerships in the tourism sector in Scotland

2015 - 2020
An investigation of perceptions of work base...
Lynn Waterston | Director of Studies: Prof Paul Barron | Second Supervisor: Dr Matthew Dutton

Participation Space Studies: a socio-technical exploration of activist and community groups? use of online and offline spaces to support their work

2011 - 2016
Participation Space Studies explore eParticipation ...
Dr Ella Taylor-Smith | Director of Studies: Dr Colin Smith | Second Supervisor: Dr Michael Smyth

Achieving service co-ordination in labour market activation : the influence of effective governance

2012 - 2017
Dr Vanesa Fuertes | Director of Studies: Prof Robert Raeside | Second Supervisor: Dr Valerie Egdell

Forecasting in fast moving consumer goods organisations

2002 - 2006
Dr Jesus Canduela | Director of Studies: Prof Robert Raeside | Second Supervisor: Dr David White

The development of a hybrid racking panel

2007 - 2013
Throughout the U.K, Timber Platform Frame is increasingly being utilized in the high volume, low cost housing market. Here, the client’s desire for full...
Dr Kenneth Leitch | Director of Studies: Prof Robert Hairstans | Second Supervisor: Dr Jack Porteous

The impact of career guidance on well-being outcomes

2008 - 2013
Dr Peter Robertson