An HRM professional with several years experience in academia as well as on HRM and OD projects in the public and private sector. Experience of managing and implementing EU bids and programmes, for instance and Objective 2 funded Equaliser project that increased opportunity for young people considered to be At Risk Of Disengagement (AROD).
Recent projects have focused on raising educational aspiration and outcome for Roma. Funded by the MHCLG the REAP project is a joint project between ourselves at LJMU and a community partner, Granby Toxteth Development Trust. REAP (Roma Educational Aspiration Project) is working alongside the LREN (Liverpool Roma Employability Network) project to address long held discrimination in the labour market that prevents Roma from reaching their potential. Evaluation of the impact of REAP led to further funding from MHCLG.
Collins H, Callaghan D. 2022. What a difference a zoom makes: Intercultural interactions between host and international students Journal of comparative and International Higher Education, 14 DOI Publisher Url Public Url
Collins H, Dailey-Strand C, Callaghan D. 2021. 'Those first few months were horrible': cross-cultural adaptation and the J-curve in international students experience in the UK and Norway Journal of Studies in International Education, 13 :73-84 DOI Publisher Url Public Url
Harrison PA, Collins H, Bahor A. 2020. "We don't have the same opportunities as others": shining Bourdieu's lens on UK Roma migrants' Precarious (Workers') habitus Work, Employment and Society, 36 :217-234 DOI Author Url Publisher Url Public Url
Callaghan D, Collins H. 2020. Adaptive Action Learning in an online community: facilitating a large cohort to deliver results Action Learning: research and practice, 18 :20-37 DOI Publisher Url Public Url
Collins H, Harrison P. 2019. race to the bottom in the conversation ttp://theconversation.com/warnings-of-a-race-to-the-bottom-on-workers-pay-and-conditions-should-concern-us-all-126635 The Conversation,
Collins H, Callaghan D. 2018. The role of Action Learning in supporting cross-cultural adaptation of international students Action Learning: Research and Practice, 15 :267-275 DOI
Collins H, wray-bliss E. 2005. discriminating ethics Human Relations, DOI
Collins H, Jolliffe P, Barry S. why working from home leaves the lowest paid at more risk of infection The Conversation,
Editorial/letter to the editor
Collins H, Jolliffe P. 2022. Creating Impact with Research and Outreach Collins H. AACSB,
Jolliffe P, Collins H, Jolliffe K. 2021. ‘Lots of little jobs’ – building local skills ecosystems for the precarious worker CIPD Applied Research, Applied Research Conference Author Url Publisher Url Public Url
Collins H, Harrison P. Roma: living and working in the City of Liverpool in LJMU Innovation and Practice