Prof Ewart Keep
1979-82: Research and Administrative Assistant; Education, Training and Technology Directorate, Confederation of British Industry, London.
1985-89: Research Fellow, IRRU, University of Warwick. Four-year contract to undertake ESRC-funded research project on British managerial attitudes towards training.
1989-94: Research Fellow (promoted Senior Research Fellow 1993), IRRU, University of Warwick. Five-year contract to undertake ESRC-funded research project on personnel management policies for the secondary school teaching workforce.
1991-92: Centre for Economic Performance, LSE. One-year part-time consultancy on the CEP's project on UK training policies.
1994-98: Senior Research Fellow, IRRU, University of Warwick. Five-year contract to undertake ESRC-funded research into workplace change.
1998-06 Deputy Director of ESRC Centre on Skills, Knowledge and Organisational Performance, Warwick Business School, and Principle Research Fellow and then Professorial Fellow.
Memberships / External Activities
Member of the editorial boards of the International Journal of Training and Development, Journal of Industrial Relations and Education and Training, and acted as co-editor for the 1999 Oxford Review of Economic Policy issue on skills, knowledge and performance.
Research Proposal Refereeing
Has acted as a referee for:
ESRC (including research centres competition)
NHS and Department of Health
Joseph Rowntree Foundation
Australian Research Council