Healthy Work Research Unit
The Healthy Work Research Unit aims to provide cutting edge research that offers insights and empirically based recommendations for how we can improve work.
The remit of this focus is broad and includes, for example, projects focused on remote working, the 4-day working week, coaching and continuing professional development, effective communication, inter-group conflict and co-operation, crisis responses, and physical and psychological wellbeing. One of our key strengths is the range of methodologies we employ to broach these topics. We leverage, for example, experiments, surveys, secondary data, as well as cutting edge data science, AI, and machine learning approaches to help provide a comprehensive picture of the factors and dynamics integral to healthy work.
Our work covers both theoretical (basic) and applied (practical) areas, with many of our faculty working across these areas, translating conceptual advances into real world impact. We work with a host of external partners including the NHS, the WHO, and the UK police force. We also work closely with our internal partners to promote student welfare and respond to their needs.
Dr Simon McCabe (Head of Research Unit)
Dr Andrew Clements
Dr Karen Maher
Prof Gail Kinman
Dr Rachel Shaw