British academy

Stress at Work

By Professor Tarani Chandola

Steering Group:
Professor Duncan Gallie FBA
Professor Paul Edwards FBA
Dr Kathy Parkes

Stress at Work considers the stress caused by work, discussing not only the trends and determinants of work stress but also its costs to health, employers, the economy and wider society.

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The report was launched at the British Academy on 29 October 2010.

News release, 28 October 2010: 'Stretched to breaking point'

The audience at the launch heard presentations from Brendan Barber, Professor Sir Michael Marmot and the author, Professor Tarani Chandola.

Tarani Chandola's presentation

Article by Tarani Chandola on 'The recession and stress at work' in British Academy Review, March 2011 (PDF file - 159 KB)