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Professor Chris Warhurst - Research projects


  • Barriers to good work; with Emily Erickson, Jamelia Harris and Sangwoo Lee; Funder: ACAS; Project Duration: Dec 2023 - April 2024


  • Secondary research on the link between good employment relations and practices and increased productivity; with Gaby Atfield and Emily Erickson; Funder: Labour Relations Agency for Northern Ireland; Project Duration: November 2022 - February 2023

  • Green jobs in the midlands with a special focus on hydrogen related economic activity; with Jeisson Cardenas-Rubio, Peter Dickinson and Jamelia Harris; Funder: Black Country Consortium; Project Duration: March - August 2023





  • BEYOND 4.0 - Inclusive Futures for Europe BEYOND the impacts of Industrie 4.0 and Digital Disruption.

    With Sally Wright, Katharina Sarter and with Chris Mathieu (Lund University), led by Steven Dhondt (TNO). Project Duration: 01/01/2019 - 30/06/2023 [details]

  • Quality of Work and Productivity project. With Sudipa Sarkar. Funded by Carnegie UK Trust. Project Start Date: 18/03/2019 - Project End Date: 17/11/2019 [details]
  • Monitoring convergence in the dimension of Working Conditions. With Sally Wright and Sudipa Sarkar. Funded by Eurofound. Project Start Date: 01/07/2019 - Project End Date: 31/10/2019 [details]


  • Job creation by organisation type - Cooperatives in selected European countries. With Peter Dickinson and Daria Luchinskaya. Funded by the European Foundation for the Improvement of Living and Working Conditions. Project Start Date: 08/01/2018 - Project End Date: 30/11/2018 [details]
  • Productivity and Skills Commission Annual Report. With Peter Dickinson, Gaby Atfiield and David Owen. Funded by West Midlands Combined Authority. Project Start Date: 19/02/2018 - Project End Date: 30/06/2018 [details]
  • QuInnE, H2020 EURO SOCIETY 2014, Topic: EURO 2 2014 with Sally Wright, Anne Green, Funded by: European Commission, Project Start Date 01-07-2015 - Project End Date 30-06-2018 [details]
  • Longitudinal Study of FE students. With Sally Wright. Funded by Edge Foundation and City & Guilds. Project Start date: 01/11/15 - Project End date: 31/10/18 [details]
  • Provision for ERM Restructuring factsheets. Funded by European Foundation. Project Start Date: 23/04/2014 - 28/02/2018
  • Implementing the UK Government's Taylor Review Recommendation on Job Quality, Funded by Warwick ESRC Impact Accelerator Account. Project start date 22/03/2018 - Project end date 30/06/2018
  • Investment in Technology. With Wil Hunt and Sudipa Sarkar. Funded by CIPD. Project Start Date: 01/03/2018 - Project End Date: 30/10/2018 [details]


  • Job quality and the purpose of work: what value do we place on work and what does good quality work look like? Funded by CIPD. Project Start Date: 07/04/2017 - Project End Date: 30/06/2017 [details]


  • Skills in focus, with Sally Wright. Funded by: Skills Development Scotland. Project Start date: 31/08/2015 - 30/12/2015 [details]
  • Local skills case study with Anne Green, Terence Hogarth, Funded by: Department for Business Innovation and Skills, Project Start Date 05-01-2015 - Project End Date 04-08-2015 [details]
  • Employer Investment in STEM Aprenticeship. With Dr Lynn Gambin and Terence Hogarth. Funded by Gatsby Charity Foundation. Project start date: 26/01/2015 - Project end date: 25/04/2015 [details]
  • Research to understand the extent, nature and impact of skills mismatches in the economy. Funded by Department for Business, Innovation and Skills. With Terence Hogarth and Lynn Gambin. Project start date: 22/12/14 - Project End date: 01/04/15


  • Linking jobs and poverty in cities with Anne Green, Maria DeHoyosGuajardo, Duncan Adam, Funded by: Joseph Rowntree Foundation, Project Start Date 16-01-2014 - Project End Date 15-12-2014
  • Local Job Creation with Anne Green, Funded by: OECD, Project Start Date 01-01-2014 - Project End Date 31-07-2014
  • Guest Professorship Funded by: Lund University Sweden, Project Start Date 01-08-2013 - Project End Date 31-07-2014
  • Skill Utilisation. Funded by Service Skills Australia. Project Start Date: 31/02/2014 - Project End Date: 21/02/2014