The University of Warwick has been chosen to host eleven of 2019’s Leverhulme Early Career Fellows – just under ten per cent of the national total. Early Career Fellowships are awarded to enable young researchers to undertake a research project, under the supervision of a Warwick academic mentor, which will lead to publishable results and help them get a foothold on the academic career ladder.
Academics from Warwick’s Institute for Employment Research have found that co-operatives and social enterprises achieve employment growth at least on a par with other types of organisation, and also create good quality jobs. The research is published by the European Foundation for the Improvement of Living and Working Conditions (Eurofound).
Leveraged buyouts do not increase redundancies or lead to the introduction of more insecure forms of work, according to new research by Warwick Business School, Cass Business School, and Imperial College. The findings contradict the widely held view that leveraged buyouts regularly lead to rapid job cuts and greater use of agency staff, fixed-term contracts and external contractors.
A research project led by Professor Vicki Squire of the University of Warwick’s Department of Politics and International Studies has inspired a new artwork, Routes to Peace?, by international artist and activist Salma Zulfiqar.
Young people are making decisions about what they plan to do after leaving formal education as early as Year 7 or 8, with parents, teachers and friends being their preferred information sources, according to a new report by the University of Warwick’s Institute for Employment Research for the Department for Education.