Recent Faculty EDI events

FEDIC is currently working on:

  • Student attainment and progression
  • Teaching sensitive issues
  • Faculty EDI website.

School and department EDI initiative highlights

  • Undergraduate sociology society ‘SocSoc’ organised a quiz for International Women’s Day for staff and students on Tuesday 8th March. Winning team received £5 per member to donate to a woman’s based charity.
  • In celebration of IWD2022, SHTM organised an exhibition with a display of women role models at all levels throughout the month of March.
  • In DMM, Film Production and Broadcast Engineering team coordinated the visit of a £50M outside broadcast vehicle, with professional crews from CTV and their collaborating industry partners, to hold a series of hands-on workshops for students, and for visiting school parties from diverse communities, in support of diversifying recruitment and awareness of the subject area.
  • Department of Politics organised an Online Seminar ‘Voting for Disabled Candidates' with Dr Stefanie Reher , University of Strathclyde.
  • SBS celebrated International Women’s Day by organising a talk on ‘Creating your own Stories: Lessons from Inspirational Women’.
  • SLL held a compulsory Race Equity Training day for all staff.
  • Economics are leading a significant piece of econometrics analysis of awarding gap data.
  • GSA are commencing a research project on the creation of a signed performance system for autistic audiences.

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