There are two areas of focus for this project:

1. Gender inequalities in STEM fields of study
This study examines how the institutional features of upper-secondary and higher...

There are a number of areas of focus within this project:

1. Examining inequalities in graduates’ labour market outcomes across the life-course

Most of the research examining social...

This study aims to unpack the influence of curriculum choices in secondary education on young people’s labour market destinations in Ireland and Scotland, two countries which share many...

This research, undertaken by Doctoral student Carla Cebula, looks at the impact of a young person’s access to economic, social and cultural capital at home, and the neighbourhood that they grow up...

This PhD project studies individual labour market trajectories under two comparative perspectives: geographical, comparing 11 European countries and more than 40 European regions; and temporal,...

Widening access to Higher Education continues to be highly topical in Scotland, as underlined by the establishment of the Scottish Government Commission on Widening Access in June 2015. As well as...

This project aims to assess whether and to what extent social class differentials in entry to higher education and in occupational destinations are mediated by subject...

This project aims to assess whether and to what extent social inequalities in early occupational destinations among graduates exist. In a comparative framework, we ask...

This project focuses on the link between different education systems and labour market pathways, and accounts for historic trends and recent development.

The...

This project aims to assess whether there is an association between social class and retention, and, if so, whether this effect can be explained by the choice of field...