Wednesday 23rd March 2016: Issues impacting on BME students, and approaches to race equality

Location: Room, LR2, Arts & Law building, University of Birmingham Time: 13:00 – 14:00 Jane Tope, Equality and Diversity Adviser for Students, and lead for the BME student ambassador project aimed at promoting race equality, will be hosting a 1-hour session about issues that impact on BME students, and approaches to race equality. This is … Continue reading “Wednesday 23rd March 2016: Issues impacting on BME students, and approaches to race equality”

Parent, Carer, Scientist

The Royal Society’s new project celebrates the diversity of work life patterns of 150 scientists across the UK – read the personal stories of scientists who are combining a career in research with their roles as parents and carers, or share your own using #AndAScientist. Read more here  

Mon 14th March 2016: Interfaith Day/Anne Frank: A History for Today exhibition

             Time: 11:00 – 16:00 Location: University of Birmingham, Interfaith Day is on the 14th March between 11-4pm in the marquee next to Chancellor’s Court. Please come along and share some free food and interesting dialogue. Many of the Guild’s faith societies are represented and the theme for this year’s celebration … Continue reading “Mon 14th March 2016: Interfaith Day/Anne Frank: A History for Today exhibition”

Fri 15th & Fri 22nd April 2016: LMS Women in Maths Days

There will be two LMS Women in Mathematics Days in 2016, held in Cambridge and Edinburgh. Date: Friday 15th April 2016 Location: Microsoft Research, 21 Station Road, Cambridge, CB1 2FB Time: TBC Register by contacting womeninmaths@lms.ac.uk (the event is free for students, £5 for others payable on the day) Date: Friday 22nd April 2016 Location: International Centre for Mathematical … Continue reading “Fri 15th & Fri 22nd April 2016: LMS Women in Maths Days”

Date TBC: Higher Education Race Action Group alerts and communications

The Higher Education Race Action Group (HERAG) aims to support institutions and equality practitioners in advancing race equality and changing the culture of the higher education sector. HERAG meets 3 times a year, and anyone with an interest in race equality is welcome to come along to the meetings. The next meeting will take place … Continue reading “Date TBC: Higher Education Race Action Group alerts and communications”

Thu 17th March 2016: Future Directions in STEMM for People with Disabilities

Time: 10:00 – 17:00 Location: Royal Society, 6-9 Carlton House Terrace, London, SW1Y 5AG Dr Artemis Stamboulis will be attending on behalf of the College of Engineering & Physical Sciences, University of Birmingham. This conference will bring together employers, education support workers, service providers and others involved in the transition of disabled people within education, and … Continue reading “Thu 17th March 2016: Future Directions in STEMM for People with Disabilities”

Thu 24th March 2016: LGBT+ Physicists and Astronomers Network Meeting

Time: TBC Location: Franklin Theatre, 80, Portland Place, London, W1B 1NT Members of LGBT+ community studying and/or working in the fields of Physics and Astronomy are invited to a meeting that is taking place at the IOP offices. The meeting, hosted by the Institute of Physics and Royal Astronomical Society will be an opportunity for … Continue reading “Thu 24th March 2016: LGBT+ Physicists and Astronomers Network Meeting”