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ESRC-funded Seminar Series 2010-2011: Making Bad Jobs Better

Starts: 5 March 2010

Universities of Strathclyde, Edinburgh, Cardiff and Oxford

ESRC-funded Seminar Series 2010-11

Friday 5th March 2010, Glasgow

A team from Strathclyde University, Edinburgh University and SKOPE have been successful in the recent prestigious ESRC Seminar Series Competition.  The Making Bad Jobs Better seminar series will bring together academics, policy-makers and practitioners to discuss existing research on bad jobs, generate policy proposals and identify new research agendas.

The first of four seminars will be held on Friday 5 March 2010 in Glasgow .  It will focus on defining job quality and includes the following speakers: Prof. Richard B. Freeman (Harvard), Dr David Holman (Sheffield), Dr Sian Moore (London Metropolitan), Dr Caroline Lloyd (Cardiff) and Prof. Chris Warhurst (Strathclyde .

Further details and information to register:


Awards for PhD students

Five awards are available to PhD students who would like to attend the seminar series and participate in dissemination activities.  The awards are worth up to £300 to contribute to travel and subsistence associated with the seminars. How to apply.


Other information

Open To: Public