Digital Futures at Work Research Centre
Digital Futures at Work Research Centre

Research Theme 2: Employers’ Digital Practices at Work Survey

Denis Neumann

Background I started as a PGR at the Work and Employment Relations Division of Leeds University Business School in February 2021. I am researching industrial action in platform-mediated courier work, with a particular focus on the German food delivery industry. I am also part of the Leeds Index of Platform Labour Protest project. Research interests Platform work Industrial Relations Young People and Trade Unions Book chapters Gardawski J, Mrozowicki A, Trappmann V, Andrejczuk M, Burski J, Czarzasty J, Lorenzen JM, Karolak M, Krasowska A, Neumann D, Seehaus A. Young Precarious Workers in Poland and Germany. Insights into life [...]

2022-10-20T15:17:39+01:006 September 2022|

Felix Schulz

Background With a background in Economics from Utrecht University (Netherlands) and practical experience in the automotive sector and political communication, I joined Leeds University Business School as a PhD researcher in 2017. Researching the interplay of employees’ fairness perceptions, shared values and union voice in the relationship between intra-workplace pay inequality and employee trust, my research takes an interdisciplinary approach merging labour economics, sociology of work and social psychology. I have also been involved in projects investigating the role and position of labour unions on climate change action, working time reduction and the role of values for climate policy [...]

2022-08-18T13:52:08+01:0015 March 2021|

Dr. Danat Valizade

I am a Lecturer in Quantitative Methods at Leeds University Business School. Background With a background in economics and nearly a decade-long career in trade unions, I joined the Faculty in 2012 first as a doctoral candidate and then as a full-time academic member of staff in 2014. My Ph.D. thesis was an empirical enquiry into challenges and opportunities posed to trade unions by the rise of contingent employment in segmented labour markets. I have been involved in numerous research projects exploring the demand side of active labour market policies, trade union learning agenda and training provision in the workplace. [...]

2022-05-03T16:07:15+01:0029 July 2019|

Prof. Brendan Burchell

Background My first degree was in Psychology from the University of Birmingham from 1977-80. From there I went to Warwick University to take a PhD in Social Psychology. My career then took a change of direction when, in 1985, I was appointed to the Department of Applied Economics at Cambridge as a Research Officer to assist in a project entitled the Social Change and Economic Life Initiative, working collaboratively with economists, social psychologists and sociologists on a variety of aspects of labour markets and their effects on individuals. In 1988 I transferred to take a Lectureship in the Faculty [...]

2022-06-30T18:12:12+01:0029 July 2019|
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