Prof Daiga Kamerade

School of Health & Society

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Current positions

Professor of Work and Wellbeing


Daiga is an experienced lecturer and researcher and has been working at various universities in the UK and abroad for nearly twenty years. Daiga joined the University of Salford in October 2016 from the Third Sector Research Centre at the University of Birmingham. Prior to this Daiga worked at the University of Manchester and was awarded a PhD from the University of Cambridge for a study on how working conditions affects workers’ engagement in voluntary organizations. Daiga has also been involved in data collection and analysis consultancy work for numerous private and public sector organizations.

Areas of Research

Work, wellbeing and mental health.
Volunteering and voluntary work
Working time reduction and four day working week
Quantitative research methods

Areas of Supervision

Work, wellbeing and mental health.
Future of work
Voluntary work


Quantitative research methods
Academic writing and publishing

Qualifications and Recognitions

  • PhD in Social and Political Sciences

    2004 - 2008

  • Honorary Research Associate at the Centre for Business Research, University of Cambridge