Agenda setting research into work and employment

Maurice Keyworth from park

People, Work and Employment Department

People, Work and Employment Department

At the forefront of academic research, our team excels in the fields of people, work, and employment. Dedicated to producing groundbreaking work recognised for its international excellence, we aim to inform, develop, and engage academics, policymakers, and businesses worldwide.

We specialise in: regulation of employment and labour market change, trade union renewal, diversity and equality at work, work organisation and non-standard employment, training and skills, labour-management cooperation, industrial relations and performance, the future of work, restructuring and the policies and practices of human resource management (HRM).

Our teaching

Our Department provides students with a rich, research-informed learning experience that ensures innovative learning opportunities. Browse our study pages for courses in human resource management.