Doctor Jane Parry

Dr Jane Parry

Associate Professor

Research interests

  • Changing workplaces and occupations
  • Workforce inequalities
  • Flexible, remote and hybrid working

More research

Accepting applications from PhD students.


Dr Jane Parry is an Associate Professor of Work and Employment. She is Chair of the Business and Law Research Ethics Sub-Committee, and Co-Chair of the Faculty of Social Sciences Research Ethics Committee. Her applied research looks at how employment, careers and work organisation are changing, and how HRM and policy spheres can respond. Jane recently sat on the BEIS working group on The Future of Work, and in 2021 was the highest-ranking academic in HR Magazine’s influential thinkers list. A former parliamentary academic fellow for the Parliamentary Office on Science and Technology, Jane undertook research there looking at skills development in policy careers. She led the cross-institutional UKRI/ESRC-funded project Work After Lockdown, and is currently researching flexible working after the pandemic for Acas, and how young people's use of different workspaces affects their productivity.