Daniel Mason


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Research Officer


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Daniel joined IES as a Research Intern in March 2023, progressing to Research Officer in August 2023. His research interests at IES include the role of employment support and the impact of the cost of living crisis on employment issues. Daniel has gained experience of qualitative and quantitative research by working on various different projects.

Daniel completed an MSc in International Development Studies at the University of Amsterdam, looking at food insecurity in the UK. This gave him a grounding interest in looking at insecure working conditions and the gig economy. After graduating, he gained further research experience by working as a freelance research. Projects Daniel has worked on included looking at how CSAN, a national network of charities, had been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, and later how the network should best respond to the Ukrainian Refugee Crisis. Through his studies and subsequent roles, he has experience with research design, conducting interviews and carrying out surveys.


2019 University of Amsterdam

MSc, International Development Studies

2018 University of Manchester BA, History


2023 Research Intern Institute of Employment Studies
2023 Research Officer Institute of Employment Studies

Research publications