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David Dahill

Research Fellow

Nottingham Business School

Staff Group(s)
Politics and International Relations


David Dahill is employed at NTU as a Research Fellow in HRM/Organisational Studies at the Center of People, Work, and Organisational Practice within NBS.

Career overview

David's background prior to academia was within policy research, plus 8 years within the aerospace industry and digital services.

Research areas

David has worked as a researcher on a number of projects across the University. This ranges from studies focusing on precarious work and the gig economy, the Impact of COVID-19 on the VCSE sector, to a recent report series on psychological wellbeing in occupational contexts (see publications). He is co-convener of the Work futures Research Group in the department of sociology, and in addition to his research, has also acted as co-tutor on the ‘thinking sociologically’ and ‘sociology of work and career’ modules of the BA Sociology programme.

David's doctoral thesis (we must be precarious; the system demands it: Hidden injuries and subjectivities of precarious work) explores the existential and social dimensions of precarious work, including an ethnographic study of temporary agency work in the UK.