Lecturer & Senior Research Fellow
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During 2016, 30 individuals with a mental health condition (who claimed ESA, have had their ESA withdrawn and moved on to JSA, or have been directed into the WRAG group based ...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...
Carnegie Trust for the Universities of Scotland
The aim of this research is to examine high-potential Generation-Z’s (young people aged 16-18 years in full-time education who demonstrate key leadership qualities and attributes) expectations of work...
Royal Society of Edinburgh
In a series of four workshops, academics from a range of disciplines, policy-makers, and representatives from health and education authorities, local authorities and Third Sector organizations will be...
To explore legal professionals’ attitudes towards and perspectives on the provisions of s.11 (7A – E) by examining; - how the provisions are understood and implemented in practice by lawyers in the co...
Associate Professor in Law
Head of Subject; Associate Professor in Entrepreneurship
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...
McQuaid, R., Hollywood, E., Bond, S., Canduela, J., Richard, A., & Blackledge, G. (2012). Health and Wellbeing of Employees in Employee Owned Businesses. Scotland: Employee Ownership Association
This research examines the relationship between working for an employee owned business and the levels of health and wellbeing among employees. It was carried out by the Employ...
McQuaid, R., Dutton, M., Egdell, V., & Canduela, J. (2011). An Evaluation of Barnardo's Works. Scotland: Barnardo's
The overall aim of the research was to evaluate the contribution of BW to young people, employers, society and in meeting national outcomes. Evidence was gathered through int...
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...
Mcquaid, R., Bond, S. & Fuertes, V. (2007). Working for Families. Edinburgh: Scottish Government
This report presents an evaluation of Phase 1 of the Working for Families Fund (WFF) covering 2004-06. WFF was established to invest in new initiatives to improve the employab...
Dutton, M. & Raeside, R. (2013). Overcoming barriers to equality and diversity on boards in Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland: Scottish Government
The Employment Research Institute (ERI) was commissioned by the Scottish Government to identify ways in which equalities groups can be better represented at board level in the...
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
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...
Egdell, V., Fuertes, V., Tjandra, N., & Chen, T. (in press). Employer Policy and Practice Towards Older Workers in Hong Kong: The Role of Shifting Intergenerational Dynamics. Journal of Aging and Social Policy, https://doi.org/10.1080/08959420.2018.1563472
Many governments are seeking to encourage the extension of working lives to counteract potential labor market shortages that might result from population aging. Nevertheless, ...
Egdell, V., Maclean, G., Raeside, R., & Chen, T. (in press). Age management in the workplace: manager and older worker accounts of policy and practice. Ageing and society, https://doi.org/10.1017/S0144686X18001307
The impact of an ageing workforce on the workplace is a concern internationally. Governments are increasingly encouraging the continued labour market participation of older wo...
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 ...
Skills Development Scotland
Consultation & Evaluation of Local PACE Partnerships
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...
Higher Education Office
The aim of the project will be to develop a model for the development of student PDPs incrementally during their undergraduate degree. The skills that students are expected to develop at present inclu...
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...
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...
An investigation of perceptions of work based learning partnerships from the perspective of employers and universities. The findings will contribute to recommendations on how universities can enhance partnerships with employers in order to enhance the experiences of work placement students.
10am - 3pm
The Rivers Suite, Edinburgh Napier University, Craiglockhart Campus. EH14 1DJ
18 May 2017