Work Futures Research Centre

publicity-image-smInfluencing Policy

Our academics are influencing policy and bringing cutting edge research to the forefront of policy development.

A new policy brief on “Gender Equality at work” is now online. The storify of its launch event can be found here



iStock_000001504873_boxCutting Edge Research

The WFRC combines academic interdisciplinary research excellence with an innovative approach to advance our insights into the implications for work, employers, social groups and individuals at the local, regional, national and international levels.

Just recently a new research Report on Adult Apprentices (full report and summary) was published and is now online in our publications section.


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The WFRC existing research projects cluster around a range of themes from Labour Markets & Migration, Health & Social Care, to Work Futures in the Digital Economy.




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We are facilitating innovative opportunities to reach the general public and share our cutting edge research with the world, such as the celebration of United Nation’s International Days.