Postgraduate Interdisciplinary Equality Research Group (PIER)

About us

PIER was founded in 2019 by a group of PhD students upset with the rise of prejudice, political polarisation and inequality around the globe, with the goal of bringing together PhD students to share, discuss, and act collectively to identify and address inequality issues.

PIER wants to promote values of inclusivity, open-mindedness, collectivism and promoting equity, promoting anti-racism, anti-sexism, anti-homophobia, anti-ableism, anti-classism.

INequality workshop series

We are organising an exciting schedule of free online workshops open to postgraduate researchers and early career researchers of all faculties and Universities.

The INequality workshop series will run from the November 18 until December 4, 2020.

Each workshop will delve into inequality from different perspectives tapping into gender, health, income and wealth, education, ethnic and housing inequality.

A second round of workshop will take place in Spring 2021.

Each workshop will have a maximum number of 30 attendees to facilitate group work.

Our members

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Chiara De Lucia

Postgraduate Research Student

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Amelia Dennis

PhD Student

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Susie Johnson

Postgraduate researcher

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Stefano Licchelli

PhD Student and Trainee Health Psychologist

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PIER website

PhD students sharing, discussing, and acting collectively to identify and address inequality issues. 

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