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Prof Christophe Martin

Professor Christophe Martin, the Chair at Centre for Research on Risks and Crises, MINES ParisTech recently visited us here at the Centre to present his world-class research on Resilience. Prof Martin has played a key role in the international Resilience Engineering Network bringing together the following engineering schools and universities: MIT, the University of Berkeley, Imperial College London, the Stockholm Royal Institute of Technologies, the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, the Tokyo University and AUT. His presentation looked at the current research projects, such as OHS in nuclear power industry and proposed research looking at the future of OHS in the tourism industry.

Professor Malcolm Sargeant

Professor Sargeant, Professor of Labour Law at Middlesex University, visited us late last year. Prof Sargeant Sargeant has written extensively on discrimination law and in particular discrimination and the situation of vulnerable workers in precarious work. He has been a leader in a number of international research projects funded by the European Commission and the World Bank and has, in recent years, been a visiting Professor at the University of Modena and Reggio Emilia (Italy, the Thomas Jefferson Law School in San Diego (USA), the University of Bergamo (Italy).

This was a unique opportunity for post-graduate students as well as other more established researchers to engage in a conversation with Prof Malcolm Sargeant and others about research on discrimination, vulnerable workers, comparative employment relations.