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Nicholas Bailey

Dr Nicholas Bailey

Senior Lecturer

School of Social Sciences

Overview

I am a senior lecturer in the School of Social Sciences.

My doctorate is in Philosophy and I also have a Master Mariner's certificate. My research and teaching reflect these twin interests in Philosophy and Seafaring.

I came to the School of Sciences as a lecturer from a position in the Seafarers International Research Centre (SIRC), where I was a Principal Researcher and Assistant Director. Before working in SIRC, I was a sea-going ship's officer.

With my seafaring background, my research has focused primarily on the maritime sector and issues of work-related health, risk, and safety in the context of global social and economic processes. More recently, I have been researching seafarer terms and conditions of employment and how seafarers understand differential treatment. This research has led to several papers theorising social justice in transnational contexts.

I teach undergraduates and postgraduates. My main teaching is as follows

  • Research Methods and Design (MSc and Professional Doctorate)
  • Globalisation (1st year undergraduates)
  • Equality and Social Justice in a Globalised World (3rd Yr undergraduates)

I also supervise undergraduate, MSc, and Ph.D. dissertations.

I have examined and chaired a number of Ph.D. dissertations

Publication

2023

2018

2013

2012

2011

  • Bailey, N. J., Ellis, N. and Sampson, H. 2011. Living and working conditions aboard large yachts. Presented at: SIRC Symposium 2011, Cardiff, UK, 6-7 July 2011 Presented at Sampson, H. ed.Seafarers International Research Centre Symposium Proceedings (2011). Cardiff, UK: Cardiff University pp. 21-32.

2010

2009

2008

2007

2006

2005

  • Bailey, N. J. 2005. Training, technology and AIS: looking beyond the box. Presented at: SIRC Symposium 2005, Cardiff, UK, 6-7 July 2005 Presented at Sampson, H. ed.4th International Seafarers International Research Centre Symposium Proceedings (2005). Cardiff: Seafarers International Research Centre (SIRC) pp. 108-128.

2003

Articles

Books

Conferences

  • Sampson, H., Ellis, N. and Bailey, N. J. 2013. 'Walking the talk': How companies succeed in managing risk at sea. Presented at: SIRC Symposium 2013, Cardiff, UK, 3-4 July 2013Seafarers International Research Centre Symposium Proceedings (2013). Cardiff: Seafarers International Research Centre (SIRC) pp. 25-37.
  • Winchester, N. J. and Bailey, N. J. 2012. The return of cultural dopes? Cultural explanations and the problem of agency. Presented at: BAM 2012: British Academy of Management Annual Conference - "Management Research Revisited: Prospects for Theory and Practice", Cardiff University, Cardiff, UK, 11-13 September 2012.
  • Bailey, N. J., Ellis, N. and Sampson, H. 2011. Living and working conditions aboard large yachts. Presented at: SIRC Symposium 2011, Cardiff, UK, 6-7 July 2011 Presented at Sampson, H. ed.Seafarers International Research Centre Symposium Proceedings (2011). Cardiff, UK: Cardiff University pp. 21-32.
  • Bailey, N. J. and Winchester, N. J. 2010. Making sense of ‘global’ social justice. Presented at: The British Sociological Association Annual Conference, Glasgow, UK, 7 - 9 April 2010.
  • Bailey, N. J. 2009. Making sense of differences in perceptions of risk. Presented at: SIRC Symposium 2009, Cardiff, UK, 8-9 July 2009 Presented at Sampson, H. ed.Seafarers International Research Centre Symposium Proceedings (2009). Cardiff: Seafarers International Research Centre (SIRC) pp. 9-24.
  • Bailey, N. J. 2008. Why stay at sea?. Presented at: Shenzhen International Maritime Forum: Seafarers and Development., Shenzhen, China, 17 - 18 April 2008.
  • Bailey, N. J. 2008. Re-imagining the allocation of shipboard work. Presented at: 2nd International Scientific Maritime Conference: Human Resources in the Shipping Industry: New Trends and Challenges in the 21st Century, Limasso, Cyprus, 21 - 22 November 2008.
  • Bailey, N. J. 2007. Maritime incidents: ways of seeing. Presented at: SIRC Symposium 2007, Cardiff, UK, 4-5 July 2007 Presented at Sampson, H. ed.Seafarers International Research Centre Symposium Proceedings (2007). Cardiff: Seafarers International Research Centre (SIRC) pp. 112-137.
  • Bailey, N. J. 2005. Training, technology and AIS: looking beyond the box. Presented at: SIRC Symposium 2005, Cardiff, UK, 6-7 July 2005 Presented at Sampson, H. ed.4th International Seafarers International Research Centre Symposium Proceedings (2005). Cardiff: Seafarers International Research Centre (SIRC) pp. 108-128.

Monographs

Research

  • Globalisation , Work,   Health and Safety
  • Work, Family life and Identity
  • Practical Reasoning
  • Ethics

Biography

Nick has served as a deck officer on a range of vessel types and holds a Master Mariner's certificate. His first degree was in Philosophy (Hull University); he also holds an MSc in Social Science Research Methods (Cardiff University) and a doctorate in Philosophy (Oxford University).

  • 20011 -               Lecturer
  • 2006 - 20011      Assistant Director SIRC + (RCUK Academic Research Fellow)
  • 2002 - 2006        Researcher (SIRC)
  • 1994 - 2002        Ship's Officer
  • 1989 - 1994        Dean St Peter's College, Oxford
  • 1989 - 1994        Tutorial supervisor (philosophy), Oxford