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Doctoral Research

Current IRRU Doctoral Researchers and their topics

Wafa Tumayhi What are the barriers and enabling factors contributing to female labour force participation in the Saudi private sector
Yinqing Yu Exploring job security and flexibility of platform economy workers in China

Recently completed IRRU PhDs

Duncan Adam Flexible working arrangements in Britain: employer provision, employee take-up and associated outcomes for employers and employees
Rina Binte Muhammad Musta An ageing workforce: implications for human resource management
Martin Brock English and German apprenticeships: an evaluation of the key reasons for English failure and German success in apprenticeships
Seon Hwang Asymmetric relationship between work-family conflict and guilt from the perspectives of intersectionality
Martin James † An ethnography of managers' action
Joyce Mamode The contribution of trade union equality reps to the workplace equality agenda
Joey Soehardjojo A study of transnational and institutional factors in emerging market economy of Indonesi
Arianna Tassinari † The decline of tripartite policy-making and the changing politics of labour market reforms under austerity in Southern Europe
Fuk Ying Tse The politics of wage determination: a study of wage policies and their implementation in post-socialist China
Yiluyi Zeng Support from socially close others and work meaningfulness: spousal emotional support and supervisor instrumental support

† ESRC award

Postdoctoral opportunities

IRRU welcomes and supports applications to the post-doctoral/early career funding schemes of British Academy and the ESRC, and has a successful track record in securing funding from these schemes. IRRU will support the development of applications and provide the necessary co-funding.

If you are interested in applying please send an outline of your research proposal to the