Just Transitions - a Global Exploration: The Trades Union Congress on climate change and workers’ voices
Research and Innovation Podcast
by Leeds University Business School
3w ago
Dr Jo Cutter is joined by Sam Perry, Green Bargaining Officer for Yorkshire and the Humber Trades Union Congress (TUC) to discuss the work the TUC is doing in the region to support a Just Transition for workers.  This project is funded by the Hans Böckler Foundation – Just Transition: Aktivitäten im internationalen Vergleich 2021-582-2.   Visit the project webpage.  This podcast episode was recorded remotely in November 2023. If you would like to get in touch regarding this podcast, please contact research.lubs@leeds.ac.uk. To find out more about the TUC’s Just Transition w ..read more
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Designing management and innovation courses for team-based learning
Research and Innovation Podcast
by Leeds University Business School
3w ago
Lena Jaspersen and Tony Morgan talk about their pedagogical research on the development of employability skills in students engaged in challenge-based learning in diverse teams. Drawing on assignments produced for their own module “Innovation, Thinking and Practice”, Tony and Lena analysed reflective diaries that the students wrote throughout the module. Findings provided useful insights into how team-based learning can be designed to improve inclusivity and enhance learning outcomes, including employability skills. Lena and Tony discuss how pedagogical research can connect research and teachi ..read more
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Just Transitions – a global exploration: South Africa
Research and Innovation Podcast
by Leeds University Business School
1M ago
Mattia Dessì speaks to Dr Alexander Beresford about their South African research as part of the project looking at just transitions across the globe. They discuss factors affecting just transition in South Africa, including how international partners fit into the domestic debates, the political sphere, and the role of the ruling elite.  This project is funded by the Hans Böckler Foundation – Just Transition: Aktivitäten im internationalen Vergleich 2021-582-2.  Visit the project webpage.  This podcast episode was recorded remotely in October 2023. If you would like to get in tou ..read more
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Examining constrained rural entrepreneurship – how farmers are adapting post-Brexit
Research and Innovation Podcast
by Leeds University Business School
2M ago
Dr Peter Gittins and Dr Deema Refai discuss their research on constrained rural entrepreneurship. They talk about the constraints and opportunities farmers are facing post-Brexit, and also discuss how other entrepreneurs work within constraints to achieve positive changes.  This podcast episode was recorded remotely in November 2023. If you would like to get in touch regarding this podcast, please contact  research.lubs@leeds.ac.uk. A transcript of this episode is available.     Visit the project webpage for further information. The project is funded by Leeds University Bus ..read more
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Just Transitions - a Global Exploration: Germany
Research and Innovation Podcast
by Leeds University Business School
2M ago
In this latest episode of the “Just Transitions - a Global Exploration” series, Professor Vera Trappmann and Dr Felix Schulz discuss German workers’ perception of the climate crisis, and the role of policy in transitioning to a greener economy.  This project is funded by the Hans Böckler Foundation – Just Transition: Aktivitäten im internationalen Vergleich 2021-582-2. The Competence Centre mentioned in this episode is also funded by the Hans Böckler Foundation.  Visit the project webpage.  This podcast episode was recorded remotely in November 2023. If you would like to get in ..read more
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How can the Foundation Industries reach Net Zero?
Research and Innovation Podcast
by Leeds University Business School
3M ago
In this episode of the “Just Transitions - a Global Exploration” series, Professor Vera Trappmann speaks to Dr Ursula Balderson about the Foundation Industries: how they can transition to Net Zero, how the energy crisis has affected the industry, and what the government is (or isn’t) doing to support the transition. This project is funded by the Hans Böckler Foundation – Just Transition: Aktivitäten im internationalen Vergleich 2021-582-2.  Visit the project webpage.  The research on the foundation industry is also available as a report with the European Trade Union Institute, funded ..read more
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The social shaping of technology in food retail - why context matters for the future of work
Research and Innovation Podcast
by Leeds University Business School
6M ago
Dr Lilith Brouwers asks Dr Abbie Winton about Abbie’s research on the impact of technology on labour in food retail. They discuss how technology is influenced by society, the economy, politics, culture, and pre-existing technologies, and how all these different aspects affect the future of work in retail – not just new technology in isolation. They also discuss how understanding historical context is a useful way to interpret what is happening in the labour market today.   This podcast episode was recorded remotely in August 2023. If you would like to get in touch regarding this podc ..read more
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Sex workers’ experiences of management and other third parties
Research and Innovation Podcast
by Leeds University Business School
7M ago
Dr Jack Daly speaks to Dr Lilith Brouwers about their recent report on sex workers’ experiences of management and other third parties. Lilith gives an overview of the legal status of sex work and third parties in England, which third parties exist in sex work, why sex workers choose to work with or without third parties, and what kind of changes sex workers want to improve their relationships with those third parties.  View the report discussed in this episode here. Visit the project webpage.  This podcast episode was recorded remotely in July 2023. If you would like to get in touch ..read more
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The impact of technostress on remote workers
Research and Innovation Podcast
by Leeds University Business School
7M ago
Dr Matthew Davis speaks to Afshan Iqbal about Afshan’s research on technostress and the impact it has on remote and hybrid workers. They discuss what technostress is, the effect it can have on workflow and work-family conflict, and coping mechanisms for how to deal with it.  A summary of Afshan’s research on technostress is available.   This podcast episode was recorded remotely in July 2023. If you would like to get in touch regarding this research, please contact research.lubs@leeds.ac.uk. A transcript of this episode is available.  About the speakers: Dr Matthew Davis is an A ..read more
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Just Transitions – a global exploration: Poland
Research and Innovation Podcast
by Leeds University Business School
8M ago
In this episode of the “Just Transitions - a Global Exploration” podcast, Ursula Balderson and Aleksander Szpor – members of the project team – discuss the role of the European Union in Just Transition policymaking and action in Poland.  This project is funded by the Hans Böckler Foundation – Just Transition: Aktivitäten im internationalen Vergleich 2021-582-2.  Visit the project webpage.  This podcast episode was recorded remotely in May 2023. If you would like to get in touch regarding this podcast, please contact research.lubs@leeds.ac.uk. A transcript of this episode is avai ..read more
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