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STEM: Wicked problems and the diversified team

Dr Larry Earnhart, Chair, Dept. of Quantitative Studies University Canada West, sheds light on wicked problems and the diversified team when it comes to STEM.
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Women’s Equality Day – How can tech companies bridge the gender gap?

Today is Women's Equality day and it is no secret that the tech industry is male-dominated or that there are still large disparities when it comes to gender representation.
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How to make your organisation more LGBTQIA+ inclusive?

From training to representation, efforts to make organisations and workplaces more LGBTQIA+ inclusive are needed everywhere.
inclusive workplace

Promoting the creation of an inclusive workplace

Dr Christine Grant, Associate Fellow at the Coventry University Centre for Healthcare Research, introduces the ‘Remote for All’ (R4All) research study, discussing disability, neurodiversity, an inclusive workplace, and remote e-working in the UK.
diversity, tokenism

Lack of diversity brings ‘colourism’ and ‘tokenism’ to retail websites

Lighter-skinned models are more frequently used to represent diversity on most retail websites – if there are darker-skinned models, they’re ‘tokens’ of diverse marketing.
minority groups, diversity in medicine

Diversity in medicine sees more women, but lacks minority groups in U.S

Diversity in medicine across the U.S is not equal with population changes – while women see gains in representation, minority groups continue to go underrepresented.
Roma europe

The Roma community in Europe

Jo & Toby Gorniak from Street Factory CIC, with Rosa Cisneros (C-DaRE), shed light on the Roma community in Europe, including its diversity
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£2.5 million scheme to support BAME students in postgraduate research

To inspire more Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) students into postgraduate research, Durham university have introduced a £2.5 million scheme to diversify their education programmes.
diversity history classes, curriculum

Addressing diversity in UK secondary school history classes

Issues with diversity have occurred in school curriculums across the UK, but a national survey of teachers has noted history classes are incorporating more representation into their lessons.
male-dominated fields, long-term recruitment

Gender equality in male-dominated fields takes continuous effort

A study analysing long-term recruitment measures for gender equality has found that they work, but require a sustained commitment for success.
Equality canadian research

Promoting equality in Canadian research

Open Access Government investigate the 2022 priorities of the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) in Canada
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STEM: Improving diversity, equity & inclusiveness

Dr David Morris, Director of the Etelman Observatory, discusses the importance of improving diversity, equity & inclusiveness, particularly in the STEM disciplines, including physics, astrophysics & astronomy.
inclusion crisis

Fashion industry must prioritise its inclusion crisis over sustainability

Joanna Pritchard, CEO, The Valuable 500, discusses why the fashion industry will never be able to address its sustainability crisis without addressing its inclusion crisis.
Supplier diversity

Supplier diversity and the positive impact on the economy

Mayank Shah, CEO and founder of MSDUK, outlines the challenges that ethnic minority businesses face in accessing the supply chain and shares his thoughts on why levelling the playing field will have a positive impact on the economy.
LGBTQ STEM

Is there LGBTQ+ discrimination in STEM academia?

Do LGBTQ+ academics still feel pressured to hide their identity in STEM academia, even in 2021?
black autism, ADHD

Where is the research into Black autism and ADHD?

Suzy Rowland, author of S.E.N.D. in the Clowns: Essential ADHD/Autism Family Guide, discusses the  need for research on Black autism and ADHD.
diversity program consortium

What does a scientist look like?

The National Institutes of Health’s Diversity Program Consortium is building one of the most diverse health databases in history.
communication and information systems, computing

Computing, communication & information systems

Nina Amla with Joydip Kundu and Fernanda Pembleton from the Directorate for Computer and Information Science and Engineering (CISE), provide an in-depth look at computing, communication and information systems.
inclusivity in science

Science should be for everyone

Open Access Government take a look at the British Science Association’s work to foster inclusivity in science, creating community cohesion and engagement.
inclusive leadership

Diversity and inclusion: The ABC of inclusive leadership

Ali Shalfrooshan, Head of International Assessment R&D, PSI Services, outlines the challenges that organisations face in building a consistent vision that will help to guide inclusive behaviour and highlights the three phases of allyship in the journey towards inclusive leadership.

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