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In recent years research has been funded by the University of Chester, the Young Women’s Trust and the Equality and Human Rights Commission. This work is practice based socio-legal research with the clear objective of making recommendations for practice, policy and legislative development in the UK and beyond.

Papers and Presentations

The following are avilable via ChesterRep, the University of Chester's Online Research Repository.

Davies, C.  (2018) Equality at work? Positive action in gender segregated apprenticeships. This report is based on research commissioned by Young Women’s Trust (YWT) carried out from June 2017 – April 2018.

Davies, C. (2008, July). Flexible Family Friendly Working: Ascertaining the most appropriate tool for the job. Paper presented at the Gender, Family Responsibility and Legal Change Conference, University of Sussex, United Kingdom.

Davies, C., & Garrett, M. (2011, July). The BME student experience at a small northern university. Paper presented at Promoting Inclusive Change: addressing equity and success for BME students in higher education, University of Greenwich, United Kingdom.

Davies, C., & Chappell, C. (2011, December). The BME student experience: findings of a small northern university. Paper presented at the Society for Research into Higher Education Annual Research Conference 2011, Newport, United Kingdom.

Davies, C. (2012, April). The BME student experience at a small northern university. Paper presented at the Open University Widening Participation Conference 2012, Northampton, United Kingdom.

Davies, C. (2012, December). The Maze of categorisation and ethnicity. Paper presented at the Society for Research into Higher Education Annual Conference 2012, Newport, United Kingdom.