Education and Social Stratification

Building a better understanding of the mechanisms by which social inequalities in individuals’ educational attainment, employment and civic participation are reproduced. Find out more >

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My research 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 in, on their educational attainment. I am...

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...