Work and Employment Relations Division

Agenda - setting research into work and employment

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Triple Accredited
EQUIS Accredited
AACSB Accredited
Association of MBAs Accredited

Our researchers contribute to the cutting edge of academic research in the area of work and employment

We are committed to producing agenda-setting work of recognised international excellence that informs, develops and interests academics, policy makers and other end users.

We specialise in the following spheres 

  • 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 HRM

To learn more about our research, please explore our research activity page.

Our affiliated research centres

Many of our academics conduct their research through the following multi-disciplinary research centre. 

Study with us 

We supervise many research students within the division. We have an established track record of producing new researchers in the area of work and employment relations: one Chair, one Associate Professor, two Senior Lecturers and a Research Fellow in our division are products of our doctoral programme. Other graduates of the programme have gone on to academic and policy positions in the UK and beyond.

To learn more about studying with our work and employment relations academics, please visit our research degree pages. Further information on the CERIC Doctoral Academy and upcoming conference information can be found on the CERIC Doctoral Academy page