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Updated 20 Jan 2017

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  1. "parking a real problem"

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    Former Employee - Research Fellow 
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    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at Edinburgh Napier University full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Friendly staff and a great location (merchiston campus)

    Cons

    the "building work" seemed to never end

    Advice to Management

    Don't let standards drop in the cafeteria

    Edinburgh Napier University2016-03-16
  2. Helpful (1)

    "Great atmosphere and salary"

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    Former Employee - Research Fellow in Edinburgh, Scotland
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    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Edinburgh Napier University for more than a year

    Pros

    The department in which I worked had an excellent atmosphere, and my supervisor would bend over backwards to try and keep an employee that he considered valuable.

    Cons

    As with most companies these days, the University has a limited budget, which has lead to a decrease in the number of permanent contracts being awarded.

    Advice to Management

    Consider rewarding some of the more productive members of staff with permanent contracts as I'm sure stringing them along with bits and pieces of temporary contracts will only keep them for so long.

    Edinburgh Napier University2013-07-12
  3. "Good place to work"

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    Current Employee - Principal Research Fellow in Merchiston
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    Positive Outlook
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    I have been working at Edinburgh Napier University full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    The Merchiston campus is situated at a nice position easy to get to city centre and travel from the train station.The buildings are well maintained and clean. The teaching and research activities are going well, and you can get help easily.

    Cons

    University parking is an issue.

    Advice to Management

    Need to attract more fundings to improve laboratory facilities and wisely use the available space

    Edinburgh Napier University2017-01-20
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