Workers are unaware and unprepared – The news that six million people are at risk of losing their jobs, through future changes to the way we’ll live and work, paints a bleak picture.  But there are a number of ways to support and empower at-risk workers, particularly as new types of jobs will be created as others disappear.  With the right skills, support and information to navigate a changing world, people can shift towards more fulfilling, secure jobs.  Find out about Nesta’s campaign on work and skills.

How has workplace automation affected people’s lives? – Explore six stories of people whose jobs have been changed or lost through automation in the workplace.


About CCCU Research Development

Research Development (RD) is part of the Department of Enterprise, Employability and Research Development. RD is responsible for ensuring that Research and Enterprise is of the highest quality and meets all required internal and external standards, including managing the institutional submission to the Research Excellence Framework (REF). RD leads on development and implementation of the institutional research and enterprise integrity policies, processes and best practice. It also hosts the institutional Staff Researcher Development Programme and the Early Career Researcher Programme SPARC, and is responsible for the annual Research Internship programme. RD provides strategic and targeted support for academic staff to seek and secure funding for their research and innovation activities. This includes identification of core funding opportunities and support for proposal development, alongside strategic advice and support for faculties to develop their research portfolio and capacity.

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