Tag Archives: Working life

DECEMBER: UPDATE ESRC SEMINAR ON CANCER & EMPLOYMENT

Cancer & Employment: The Legal & Insurance Contexts The third ESRC funded seminar on Cancer & Employment will consider the legal and insurance industry perspectives. It will be held in the Keynes Library, Gordon Square, Bloomsbury, London on 21st January 2015. … Continue reading

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MAY: NEW PUBLICATION

THE INFLUENCE OF NURSING TRANSFORMATIONAL LEADERSHIP STYLE ON THE QUALITY OF NURSES’ WORKING LIVES IN TAIWAN: A CROSS-SECTIONAL QUANTITATIVE STUDY Our paper describing a quantitative study of the effects of a transformational leadership style, within nursing, on nurses’ working lives has been published … Continue reading

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NOVEMBER: THE METIS COLLABORATION

FIRST METIS AWAY DAY: EDINBURGH 2014 The Stoics spoke of Metis as the embodiment of  “prudence”, “wisdom” or “wise counsel”. Members of The METIS Collaboration met in Edinburgh on 6th November at the group’s first Away Day. The meeting was supported by Macmillan Cancer Support in Scotland which provided the … Continue reading

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SEPTEMBER: NEW ESRC GRANT

ESRC SEMINAR SERIES: SOCIAL SCIENCE PERSPECTIVES ON THE EMPLOYMENT OF THOSE WITH CANCER: PSYCHOSOCIAL;, ORGANIZATIONAL AND ECONOMIC ISSUES We have been awarded one of the new ESRC Seminar Series grants to discuss the psychosocial, organisational and economic issues that relate to … Continue reading

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MARCH: PRESENTATION ON SURVIVING CANCER AND WORK AT BIRKBECK

SEMINAR @ BIRKBECK’S DEPARTMENT OF ORGANIZATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY: CANCER SURVIVORSHIP AND WORKING LIFE (25th March 2014) I presented a paper on ‘Cancer survivorship and working life‘ as part of the seminar programme run by the Department of Organizational Psychology at Birkbeck University of … Continue reading

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NOVEMBER: SCOT-PAIS

RESEARCH THROUGH THE METIS COLLABORATION: The Scot-PAIS Project The Scot-PAIS research project, led by Dr Sara MacLennan, is focused on the development of a new system for providing practical evidence-based information and advice on working life to those who have … Continue reading

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JUNE: THE CENTRE FOR SUSTAINABLE WORKING LIFE (CSWL)

CSWL: Launch & Introduction The new Centre ~ CSWL ~ has been approved by the Academic Board of Birkbeck University of London as a School-level body in the School of Business, Economics & Informatics. It was officially launched on Tuesday 25th June as part … Continue reading

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MARCH: HEALTH AND WELLBEING AT WORK 2013

Cancer Survivorship and Working Life With Dr Sara MacLennan, I presented at this year’s Health and Wellbeing at Work Conference in the NEC Birmingham on Wednesday 6th March (11.10 – 11.50). We talked about cancer survivorship and working life in … Continue reading

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NEWS FROM 2012

___________________________________________________ OCTOBER: THE PICCADILLY CLUB Autumn Meeting This month, the Piccadilly Club held its Autumn Supper Meeting and discussions on occupational health on the South Bank in London. Its next meeting will be next Spring probably in March. The Club … Continue reading

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