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Alison Collins supervises 22 postgraduate research students. Some of the students have produced research profiles, these are listed below:

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Dr Alison Collins


Alison Collins

Furness Building

Lancaster University


Lancaster LA1 4YG

United Kingdom

Tel: +44 1524 594852


Research overview

I am currently a co-investigator on a 30-month ESRC funded project researching “The Role of Army Reservists: An Analysis of their Experiences and the Attitudes and Perceptions of Civilian Employers, Regulars and Significant Others” and a 6 month British Academy funded project researching “Woodland working: Intergenerational skills gained and shared in the volunteer workforce”.

My research expertise centres upon the implicit and explicit contracts employees have with their organization as well as the social and work relationships between employees.

Research Interests

  • Homeworking/teleworking
  • Presenteeism
  • Work-life Balance
  • Health and Safety
  • Psychological Contract
  • Social and work relationships within an organisation

Current Teaching

I am a Lecturer in Organisational Health and Well Being with a background in occupational psychology. Currently I am a module convenor on DHR406 Healthy Healthy Organizations: The influence of the work environment on health and DHR523 Systematic approaches to literature reviews and evidence synthesis