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Research Profile

Prof Theo Nichols 


Career Profile

Theo Nichols was formerly Professor of Sociology at Bristol University and has been Distinguished Research Professor in the Cardiff School of Social Sciences since 2000.  He has spent much of his teaching career supervising postgraduate research students, most especially from Turkey and China.

A member of the School of Social Sciences Management Board, he is also a Member of the Management Committee of the Seafarers’ International Research Centre (SIRC) and of the Cardiff Work and Environment Research Centre (CWERC) and Chair of the School’s Health and Safety Committee.  

Memberships / External Activities

A former editor of Work, Employment and Society, he is also a former President Sociology and Social Policy Section, British Association for the Advancement of Science.  He is a member of the Policy Committee, Industrial Relations Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Australia, and Chair Advisory Committee, China Labour Studies Centre, Beijing Normal University, China.  He is currently a Member of the ESRC International Advisory Committee.