Prof. Ursula Huws

4.4 Verhaltensrichtlinien in der europäischen sozio-ökonomischen Forschung

Ursula Huws is the director of the social and economic research consultancy Analytica, an Associate Fellow of the Institute for Employment Studies and Honorary Visiting Professor of International Labour Studies at the Working Lives Research Institute at London Metropolitan University. Formerly a senior lecturer in research methodology at the University of North London (1990-1995), she is the author of a large number of books, articles and reports and has lectured widely throughout Europe and in Canada, the United States, Australia, India and Malaysia. Before becoming a professional researcher, she worked in educational television and publishing, for the Schools Council and for the Leeds Trade Union and Community Resource and Information Centre, as well as playing an active role in various trade union, women's and community-based organisations. She continues to do voluntary work for bodies as varied as the National Group on Homeworking, the European Federation of Sans Papiers and Women Working Worldwide. Since 2000 she has been working on several large international projects including EMERGENCE, looking at the global relocation of employment ( and RESPECT, designed to develop professional and ethical codes of conduct for socio-economic research in the information society (