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COVID hospitalisation, ethnicity

Afro-Caribbean people with kidney problems face COVID hospitalisation

New research explores the link between ethnicity and ESKD, which finds that Afro-Caribbean patients are four times more likely to undergo COVID hospitalisation.
LGBTQ people in STEM, research

New data examines presence of LGBTQ people in STEM

While US researchers are rightfully examining ethnicity and gender in their fields, the data for LGBTQ people in STEM fields has been notoriously lacking, until now
COVID-19 brain complications, hypertension

Diabetes increases risk of COVID-19 brain complications

New research finds that bleeding and stroke are COVID-19 brain complications that are more frequent in people with diabetes and hypertension.
black and asian people, islamophobia

NIH: Black and Asian people twice as likely to catch COVID-19

US and UK researchers examined ethnicity data in both countries, finding that Black and Asian people were twice as likely as white people to be infected by the virus - but why?
anti-black bias, racism

Research finds that one in five US police have anti-Black bias

Anti-Black bias has been the subject of #blm protests all year - now, sociologists have analysed 4.8 million adults to further explore the current status of police racism.
flexible working, diversity

Diversity, inclusion and flexible working is the new normal

Tushar Agarwal, Co-founder and CEO of HubbleHQ, discusses how flexible working has neutralised decades of work limitations that are often tangled up with race and socioeconomic status.
Black communities

Black communities to receive COVID-19 information via new app

A cardiologist from the University of Cincinnati is partnering with researchers in St. Louis and rural Georgia to develop a smartphone app that will deliver COVID-19 information and education to Black communities.
lung cancer chemotherapy, US healthcare

US healthcare: Black people less likely to receive lung cancer chemotherapy

Boston Medical Center researchers found that Black individuals, above all other racial groups, are less likely to receive lung cancer chemotherapy.
postgraduate

Ethnic minority students experience disproportionate access to postgraduate studies

Research England and the Office for Students (OfS) are investing £6 million and £2 million into projects to improve access and participation in postgraduate research study (PGR) for Black, Asian and minority ethnic students.
racial prejudice, covid-19

Racial prejudice: Why Asian Americans are still blamed for COVID-19

Racial prejudice, fuelled by poor coping mechanisms and biased social media consumption, has shaped how the public view Asian Americans during the COVID-19 pandemic.
vaccine testing, covid

COVID-19 survivors can donate plasma to vaccine testing

A study by the Bloomberg School of Public Health found that severe COVID-19 patients can produce strong antibodies for vaccine testing - especially the older male population.
ethnic minority populations, racism

7% of US schools in poorer, ethnic minority populations will open

Data suggests that only 7% of US schools in poorer, ethnic minority populations will open fully this Autumn - policy-makers are struggling between access to education and protection from infection.
create change, black lives matter

Racism: The importance of listening to create change

Robbie Green, The Working Mom’s Coach and Coach at Talking Talent, discusses how to create change in the contemporary climate of racism.
taste-based discrimination

Taste-based discrimination: How does it work?

Open Access Government speaks with Sigrid Suetens, a Professor in the Department of Economics at Tilburg University, about her research monitoring taste-based discrimination in Europe.
sustainable development, algorithm

Unregulated use of AI is threat to sustainable development

New research suggests that the use of Artificial Intelligence could pose a threat to sustainable development when unregulated.
COVID-19 documentation, AHRC

£1 million for COVID-19 documentation project in Manchester

The University of Manchester recently won a grant of nearly £1 million, to support their ongoing COVID-19 documentation projection.
black students, british schools

Black Students Matter: Can British schools learn anti-racism? 

Halima Jibril, History student and Founding Editor of Ashamed Magazine, discusses Black children in the British school system and calls for education outside of traditional schooling.
natural hair discrimination, racism

Natural hair discrimination still limits opportunities for Black women

New research confirms that Black women continue to face natural hair discrimination, making Black women with straightened hair more likely to get hired.
workplace diversity, dinner table conversation

Can workplace diversity change discussions around the dinner table?

Toby Mildon discusses how workplace diversity could influence the way that individuals perceive minority groups, via dinner table conversations.
disadvantaged children

COVID-19 higher among minority and socioeconomically disadvantaged children

A new study led by Children's National Hospital researchers shows that minority and socioeconomically disadvantaged children have significantly higher rates of COVID-19 infection.

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