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Peter Dickinson

Research interests

Peter currently specialises in local labour market skills and their intersection with productivity and inclusive growth. Peter has been a local labour market and skills researcher his whole career and has directed, managed and delivered over 100 research projects over the learning and skills agenda: schools, FE, HE, alternative provision, pupils and young people with SEND, apprenticeships, green skills, digital skills, NEET, financial and pastoral support, employer co-funding, employability and transferable skills.

    Academic profile

    Peter Dickinson joined IER as a Senior Research Fellow in 2017. Prior to this Peter worked as a researcher in a number of for profit and not for profit organisations working with a range of supra national, national, subregional, local government and third sector organisations.

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    Senior Research Fellow

    Institute for Employment Research
    University of Warwick
    Coventry CV4 7AL

    Tel: +44(0)24 76524420
    P dot Dickinson at warwick dot ac dot uk