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Professor Peter Hamilton

Professor in Human Resource Management

Professor in Human Resource Management in the Business School+44 (0) 191 33 45381
Fellow of the Wolfson Research Institute for Health and Wellbeing 


Peter's main research interests focus around discourse and rhetoric within the processes of employment relations and human resource management. Recent projects have included two research studies based on a series of longitudinal interviews. One concerned furloughed workers during the COVID-19 pandemic, the other was focused on the work of Critical Care Nurses. Peter's previous appointments include Imperial College Management School and the University of Central Lancashire. Prior to that he worked in the National Health Service.


Research interests

  • Employment relations
  • Rhetoric
  • Dignity at work
  • Dirty work


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