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Research Themes and Scholarly Interests

  • Age management in the workplace
  • Older worker transitions
  • Dementia and the workplace
  • Young people's expectations of the workplace
  • The Capability Approach
  • The scarring effects of unemployment and/or a poor start in the labour market

Key Publications

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  • Dementia in the workplace: are employers supporting employees living with dementia?, Egdell, V., Cook, M., Stavert, J., Ritchie, L., Tolson, D., Danson, M. 2 Jan 2021, In: Aging and Mental Health
  • Dementia in the workplace: the implications for career development practice, Bolger, E., Egdell, V., Ritchie, L. 2 Apr 2021, In: British Journal of Guidance and Counselling
  • Everyday citizenship and people with dementia edited by Ann‐Charlotte Nedlund, Ruth Bartlett and Charlotte L.Clarke Edinburgh, Dunedin Press, 2019. ISBN: 9781780460826, £21.50 (Pbk), Egdell, V. 24 Jan 2021, In: Social Policy & Administration
  • Young People’s Expectations of Work and the Readiness of the Workplace for Young People: Two Sides of the Same Coin?, Grant, K., Egdell, V., Vincent, D. May 2021
  • A Capability Approach to Understand the Scarring Effects of Unemployment and Job Insecurity: Developing the Research Agenda, Egdell, V., Beck, V. 1 Oct 2020, In: Work, Employment and Society
  • A critique of the Capability Approach’s potential for application to career guidance, Egdell, V., Robertson, P. 16 Oct 2020, In: International Journal for Educational and Vocational Guidance
  • Age management in the workplace: Manager and older worker accounts of policy and practice, Egdell, V., Maclean, G., Raeside, R., Chen, T. 1 Apr 2020, In: Ageing and Society
  • Dementia, Work and Employability: Using the Capability Approach to understand the employability potential for people living with dementia, Ritchie, L., Egdell, V., Danson, M., Cook, M., Stavert, J., Tolson, D. 2 Dec 2020, In: Work, Employment and Society
  • Employer Policy and Practice Towards Older Workers in Hong Kong: The Role of Shifting Intergenerational Dynamics, Egdell, V., Fuertes, V., Tjandra, N., Chen, T. 5 Mar 2019, In: Journal of Aging and Social Policy
  • A capability approach to career development: An introduction and implications for practice, Robertson, P., Egdell, V. 1 Oct 2018, In: Australian Journal of Career Development

Professional Activity

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  • Other: Developing an evidence-based health and wellbeing resource pack to improve employee engagement 2021
  • Publication Peer-review: Journal of Aging and Social Policy (Journal) 2020
  • Publication Peer-review: Work, Aging and Retirement (Journal) 2020
  • Invited talk: Older Workers in Great Britain: Perspectives from the devolved nations 2019
  • Oral presentation: Dementia in the workplace: the implications for career development practice 2019
  • Oral presentation: Dementia, work and employability: Using the Capability Approach to understand the employability potential for people with dementia 2019
  • Invited talk: Dementia in the workplace: are employers supporting employees with dementia 2019
  • Editorial work: Ageing and Society (Journal) 2019
  • Publication Peer-review: Health and Social Care in the Community (Journal) 2019
  • Organising a conference, workshop, ...: The Joint University Council of Applied Social Sciences Annual Conference 2019: Public Administration and Social Work at the Margins 2019

PGR Supervision

  • Joseph Mellors Internalised Gay Ageism on LGBT+ Homestay Platforms Start Date: 18/01/2021
  • Dan Cheng Determinants of perceived quality of life (QOL) among older Chinese tourists: A case study of Suzhou, China Start Date: 14/03/2019

Qualifications

  • Geography PhD February 18 2010
  • Geography MA October 09 2006
  • Geography BSc (Hons) June 30 2005
  • Fellow (FHEA) Higher Education Academy (HEA) 2018

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