The Work Foundation

Alumni Partnership

Acquired by Lancaster University in 2010, The Work Foundation is a registered charity and think tank.  It is part of Lancaster University. It is committed to developing leading insights and initiatives on work and its future by bringing a broad base of stakeholders together.


The research-based analysis, knowledge exchange and policy advice it provides is now available to all alumni of Lancaster University via The Work Foundation Alumni Partnership.

Pulling together like minded individuals from academia, industry and government - this alumni membership offering, with its base at Lancaster University’s London hub and portal, will provide increased opportunities for you, as a valued member of our community, to influence others, build relationships, and gather ideas from outside your sector.

Please note, this is at no cost to those who are Lancaster University Alumni.

The benefits to you

  • 3 professional development events per year
  • Invitation to the annual topical debate - summer drinks reception
  • Online exclusive content
  • 3 professional webinars per year
  • Monthly partner newsletter (containing exclusive content)

How to register your interest

Simply email us with your name and degree details to register your interest in The Work Foundation Alumni Partnership.


Help us shape the alumni partnership

This is a new programme which is still in development.  You can let us know your views and tell us what you would like to see by completing this short survey.


More about The Work Foundation’s research

The Work Foundation’s independent research focuses on:

  • innovation and economic change
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  • labour market disadvantage‌
  • health and wellbeing at work
  • how organisational change can promote good work