Nick is a Doctoral Tutor finalising a DPhil at the Science Policy Research Unit at the University of Sussex, entitled ‘Forecasting the skills requirements of the low-carbon transition’.
Nick has over 25 years of policy research, including 19 years at the Institute for Employment Studies, examining patterns of high-level skills supply and demand. This research also concentrated on the supply and demand for scientific and technical skills and involved the development and population of international indicators covering Human Resources for Science and Technology and researcher mobility. Another area of interest was the pattern of employer demand for doctoral level skills in the UK.
These interests led, about ten years ago, to secondment to the HM Treasury to work on the Roberts’ Review, examining the supply of and demand for Science Technology Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) skills, which provided a major boost to funding for the training of STEM skills.
- Low-carbon skill requirements;
- Supply of and demand for Science Technology Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) skills;
- International comparative indicators of Human Resources for Science and Technology (HRST);
- Doctoral career pathways and gendered scientific careers;
- High Performance Work Practices and impacts on productivity;
- Technical change and health and safety issues.
- Licensing and certification to increase skills provision and utilization amongst low carbon SMEs
13 Feb 2014. Nick Jagger, Tim Foxon, Andy Gouldson
- Skills constraints and the low carbon transition
3 Aug 2012. Nick Jagger, Tim Foxon, Andy Gouldson