Education & Training

Sampson, H., Tang, L. (2016) ‘Strange things happen at sea: training and new technology in a multi-billion global industry’, Journal of Education and Work, 29(8): 980-994. DOI: 10.1080/13639080.2015.1102213

Abila, S. (2016) 'The occupational socialisation of merchant marine cadets in the Philippines', PhD thesis, Cardiff University.

Sampson, H. (2015) ‘Maritime Futures: Jobs & Training for UK Ratings’, Report to RMT, Cardiff: SIRC, January.

Baum-Talmor, P. and Gekara, V. (2015) 'Flexibility, security and the need for training', Seaways, The International Journal of the Nautical Institute, January, p 16.

Bloor, M., Sampson, H. and Gekara, V. (2014) 'Global governance of training standards in an outsourced labor force: the training double bind in seafarer license and certification assessments', Regulation & Governance, 8(4), 455-471. DOI: 10.1111/rego.12042.

Gekara, V., Bloor, M. and Sampson, H. (2011) 'Computer-based Assessment in Safety-Critical Industries: The Case of Shipping', Journal of Vocational Education & Training, 63(1): 87-100. DOI: 10.1080/13636820.2010.536850.

Sampson, H. and Tang, L. (2011) 'New Shipboard Technology and Training Provision for Seafarers', Cardiff:SIRC, October, ISBN 1-900174-41-3.

Sampson, H., Gekara, V.O. and Bloor, M. (2011) 'Water-tight or sinking? A consideration of the standards of the contemporary assessment practices underpinning seafarer licence examinations and their implications for employers', Maritime Policy & Management, 38(1): 81-92, DOI: 10.1080/03088839.2010.533713

Gould, E. (2011) 'Personalities, Policies, and the Training of Officer Cadets', SIRC Symposium, Cardiff University, 6-7 July, ISBN 1-900174-39-1.

Tang, L., Sampson, H. (2011) 'Training and Technology: Findings from the Questionnaire Study', SIRC Symposium, Cardiff University, 6-7 July, ISBN 1-900174-39-1.

Gould, E. (2010) 'Towards a Total Occupation: A Study of UK Merchant Navy Officer Cadetship', PhD Thesis, Cardiff University.

Gekara, V. (2009) 'Understanding attrition in UK maritime education and training', Globalisation, Societies and Education, 7(2): 217—232. DOI: 10.1080/14767720902908190.

Tang, L. (2009) ‘Training and technology: potential issues for shipping’, SIRC Symposium, Cardiff University, 8-9 July, ISBN 1-900174-36-7.

Bailey, N., Ellis, N. and Sampson, H. (2008) 'Training and Technology Onboard Ship: How seafarers learned to use the shipboard Automatic Identification System (AIS)', Cardiff: SIRC, July, ISBN: 1-900174-34-0.

Bailey, N. (2008) 'Passing ships' information', The Sea, Issue 192, Mar/Apr.

Gekara, V. (2007) 'Increasing shipping skills in the UK: 'Bursting' the industry myth of diminishing interest', SIRC Symposium, Cardiff University, July, ISBN 1-900174-31-6.

Sampson, H. and Bloor, M. (2007) 'When Jack gets out the box: the problems of regulating a global industry', Sociology, 41(3): 551-569. DOI: 10.1177/0038038507076623.

Sampson, H. (2007) ‘Seafaring: A Third World Occupation?’, Proceedings of the 10th European Manning and Training Conference, Dubrovnik, Croatia, 23-24 May.

Bailey, N., Housley, W., Belcher, P. (2006) ‘Navigation, interaction and bridge team work’ Sociological Review, 54(2): 342-362. DOI: 10.1111/j.1467-954X.2006.00617.x.

Sampson, H. (2006) 'Learning at sea', The Sea, Issue 179 Jan/Feb.

Bailey, N. (2005) ‘Training, technology and AIS: Looking beyond the box’, SIRC Symposium, Cardiff University, July, ISBN 1-900174-26-X.

Ellis, N., Sampson, H., Aguado, J.C., Baylon, A., Del Rosario, L., Lim, Y.F. and Veiga, J. (2005) ‘What Seafarers think of CBT’, Cardiff: SIRC, ISBN 1-900174-28-6.

Sampson, H. (2004) ‘Romantic rhetoric, revisionist reality: the effectiveness of regulation in maritime education and training’, Journal of Vocational Education and Training, 56(2): 245-267. DOI: 10.1080/13636820400200256.

Sampson, H. (2003) ‘Equal Training in an Unequal World: an exploration of global MET standards’ SIRC Symposium 2003, Cardiff University, September 19th, ISBN 1-900174-22-7.

Sampson, H. (2003) ‘The Global Provision of MET’, SIRC-Singapore Symposium 2003, 20 November, ISBN 1-900174-23-5.

Sampson, H. (2003) ‘The Results of a Pilot Study on the Global provision of MET’, 5th LSM Asia-Pacific Manning and Training Conference (Manila) London: LSM.

Veiga, J. and Lane, A. (2003) ‘Protecting European Maritime Skills: what is the way forward?’. In: Proceedings of the 2nd International Congress of Maritime Transport and Maritime History, pp489-501, Barcelona/Tarragona 25-28 November, ISBN 84-7653-839-1.

Gardner B., Naim M., Obando-Rojas B. and Pettit S. (2002) ‘Maintaining the Maritime Skills Base: Does the Government have a Realistic Strategy?’ Maritime Policy & Management, 28(4):347-360. DOI: 10.1080/03088830010005653.

Lane, A. D. (1999) ‘Crew Competence’, Maritime Review, pp. 21-27, London: Pacific Press.

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