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Research Profile

Dr Dean Stroud 

Dr Dean Stroud
School:Social Sciences

Telephone:+44 (0)29 208 74000
contact info:
+44 (0)29 208 76014

Address:Room 2.39, Glamorgan Building

Research Interests

Dean Stroud is a lecturer in education at the Cardiff School of Social Sciences. The principal focus of his research is skill needs and training and workplace learning. Other areas of interest include the labour process and industrial relations, workforce reconfiguration and equality and diversity. More recently his research has focused on ‘green’ and sustainability issues, particularly with regard to ‘green’ skills and jobs and transitions from high to low carbon economies.

Current Writing

Stroud, D. (with Fairbrother, P., Blake, J. and Evans, C.) Jobs and skills in transition from high to low carbon economies Urban Studies (Under Review)

Stroud, D. (with Hopkins, A. and Crayford, A.) Higher Education and Industry Collaborations: Insights from a ‘successful’ case study Education Engineering (in progress)

Stroud, D. (with Evans, C.) ‘Greening steel work: Varieties of capitalism, the green skills agenda and the "greening" of the labour process’ in M. Hauptmeier and M. Vidal (Ed) The Comparative Political Economy of Work and Employment Relations PalgraveMacMillan (forthcoming)

Stroud, D. (with Evans, C.) The green skills agenda and the ‘greening’ of apprenticeships Education and Work (in progress)

Current Research

530K – Leonardo da Vinci Multilateral Projects: Development of Innovation Greening Technical VET - Sustainable Training Module for the European Steel Industry (2011-2013) 

20K – Developing Geelong: An international study of successful economic transitions

Forthcoming Conferences

Evans, C., Blake, J., Fairbrother, P. and Stroud, D. (2013) Jobs and skills: ‘Green’ jobs and Decent Jobs Association of Industrial Relations Academics of Australia and New Zealand Conference Work, Employment and Employment Relations in an Uneven Patchwork World 6-8 February, 2013 The Esplanade Hotel, Fremantle, Perth, Western Australia, Australia