I joined Strathclyde Business School under the Chancellor’s Fellowship Scheme, which focuses on supporting high-quality research and impact. Prior to moving to Strathclyde, I spent a number of years at the Centre for Research in Lifelong Learning, Glasgow Caledonian University, as a Senior Research Fellow.
My teaching interests are in labour markets, jobs and skills. I currently teach on undergraduate and postgraduate modules.
My research interests are aligned to the University of Strathclyde’s strategic priorities and lie in the areas of the articulation of the relationship between education/training and work, skills in a policy context and contemporary labour market and workplace issues. I have a particular interest in ‘middle-skilled’ jobs, skill ecosystems, apprenticeships, graduate skills and markets, gender divisions in paid work, healthy workplaces and workers, skills and jobs in the ‘green’ economy.
Current research includes: green jobs and skills; women into new green jobs; the professionalisation of intermediate occupations; skill ecosystems in context; graduate apprenticeships; the decline of the internal labour market of policing.
- Invited participant. Eurofound Foundation Forum 2017, Converging economies, Diverging societies? Upward convergence in the EU
- Expert panel member. The Future of Apprenticeships and Training: Tackling Scotland’s Skills Gaps
- University of Warwick, Institute for Employment Research
- Visiting researcher
- Work, Employment and Society (Journal)
- To be assigned
- Visiting Fellow
- Report Launch. 'Making Manufacturing Work for Women'
more professional activities
- Advanced Undergraduate Entrants: Enhancing Employability and Supporting Positive Graduate Destinations
- Anderson, Pauline (Principal Investigator) Scholarios, Dora (Co-investigator) Dutton, Eli (Co-investigator)
- Students entering university at second year or above face a number of challenges, such as integrating into pre-existing social groups and adjusting to pedagogical changes. The limited literature on advanced college entrants tends to focus on transitions into and through university but there is an evidence gap in relation to the transitions beyond university for this student group. This project aims to fill this gap with a view to informing practices that will enhance employability and support positive graduate destinations.
- Period 22-May-2017 - 30-Jun-2017
- Advanced Apprenticeships in Scotland, Filling the Middle skills Gap?
- Scholarios, Dora (Principal Investigator) Anderson, Pauline (Co-investigator)
- Period 01-Oct-2015 - 30-Sep-2018
- Women in New Green Occupations: tackling occupational segregation or blowing in the wind?
- Anderson, Pauline (Principal Investigator) Findlay, Patricia (Co-investigator)
- Period 01-Apr-2016 - 31-Mar-2018
- Mapping of womens' participation within the manufacturing cluster labour market in Scotland
- Findlay, Patricia (Academic) Anderson, Pauline (Academic) McQuarrie, Johanna (Academic)
- Period 08-Jul-2013 - 31-Jan-2014
- Occupational Segregation in Scottish Higher Education Institutions: disability, gender, race
- Anderson, Pauline (Academic)
- ECU commissioned sector-level research into occupational
segregation in Scottish HEIs to help the sector to understand and
tackle the challenge. The research examined the work Scottish
HEIs are undertaking, or could develop, to address occupational
segregation of staff based on gender, disability and ethnicity.
- Period 01-Jul-2013 - 30-Apr-2014
Human Resource Management
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