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  Financial Capital, Human Capital, and Self-Employment in the UK
  Dr Z Wu
Applications accepted all year round

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Why become self-employed and what are the key factors causing the utility from self-employment to exceed that from paid employment? Mark Taylor (1996) has shown that higher expected earnings in self-employment relative to paid employment are a major attraction.
  Brexit and employment relations - to examine how employers in different sectors of the UK economy are preparing for Brexit and the consequences for employment relations
  Research Group: Centre for Decent Work
  Prof J Heyes
Applications accepted all year round

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It appears that the UK is on course to leave the EU. Views differ regarding the implications of Brexit for employment relations. This project will examine how employers in different sectors of the UK economy are preparing for Brexit and the consequences for employment relations.
  Work and Employment in the Contemporary Political Economy
  Research Group: Centre for Decent Work
  Prof K Newsome, Prof J Heyes
Applications accepted all year round

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Recent years have witnessed the growth of ‘new’ types of work and employment. Such developments could include changes to the terms under which workers sell their labour such as the growth of zero-hours contracts, atypical employment and so called bogus self-employment.
  Work and Employment Change in the Logistics Sector
  Research Group: Centre for Decent Work
  Prof K Newsome
Applications accepted all year round

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Logistics, is broadly defined as the synchronisation of the movement of goods from the point of production to the point of sale and/or delivery.
  Delivery Work: Exploring Labour Process Change in the Parcel Delivery Sector.
  Research Group: Centre for Decent Work
  Prof K Newsome
Applications accepted all year round

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The burgeoning expansion of e-commerce has increased demand for home delivery and has facilitated the growth in parcel delivery companies, subcontracted from retailers.
  Disability and employment: Investigating the ways in which workplaces might be changed in order that people with disabilities can keep their jobs
  Research Group: Centre for Decent Work
  Prof P Dibben
Applications accepted all year round

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People with disabilities are less likely to be in work than those without disabilities. This is the case in many countries across the world.
  PhD positions at Erasmus School of Economics

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These projects are hosted by ESE and are affiliated with one of ESE's graduate schools. ERIM or the Tinbergen Institute.
  Compressed learning and analytics at edge cloud
  Assoc Prof Qi Zhang, Assoc Prof Daniel Enrique Lucani Rötter
Application Deadline: 1 November 2019

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Machine learning and data analytics are popular and powerful data processing methods to extract knowledge from raw sensor data in IoT.
  International Helmholtz Research School for Diabetes

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The International Helmholtz Research School for Diabetes is at the center of cutting-edge scientific research at the. Helmholtz Diabetes Center in Munich and its partner institution, the Alberta Diabetes Institute in Canada.
  University of Reading, PhD Opportunities

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Each year, the University of Reading awards over £8 million of funding in research studentships to home/EU and international students and these great opportunities are open to high quality students for funded research in a wide range of subject areas.
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