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It’s Who You Know, Not What You Know: Inclusive Networking And Sponsorship

Tuesday 3 Mar, 12:15-13:30, Faculty of English, GR06

Join Dr Jill Armstrong, Murray Edwards College, for this research-based workshop on how unintentional bias influences networking and career sponsorship and how to tackle this.

Book here.

 

International Women's Day 2020

Thursday 5 Mar, 14:30-17:00, 8 Roger Needham Building, Norwich Auditorium

To celebrate International Women's Day, University Information Services and APM Women in Project Management are collaborating to host an afternoon of inspiring talks from a diverse range of speakers. The public event is open to all professionals, both men and women are welcome.

View the full agenda and booking details on Eventbrite.

 

International Women's Day Lecture: Gender and Climate Change

Monday 9 Mar, 12:30-13:30, 8 Mill Lane, Lecture Room 2

Dr Emily Shuckburgh OBE is the Director of Cambridge Zero. She is also Reader in Environmental Data Science in the Department of Computer Science and Technology. Dr Shuckburgh will share the extent of her work on climate change and communicating this to the public, and will discuss how gender plays a part in the bigger environmental picture.

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Annual WiSETI Lecture: You Could Die Of Infection: The March Of Drug Resistant Infections Goes On – But Who Is Doing What?

Wednesday 11 Mar, 17:30-18:30

The first female Master of Trinity College, Professor Dame Sally Davies, spent the previous nine years as Chief Medical Officer during which she is renowned for leading the UK Government’s international campaign on antimicrobial resistance. Accordingly, the rise of antibiotic-resistant superbugs, and what is being done to tackle it, will be the focus of Professor Davies’s WiSETI Lecture.

Bookings open at 11am on Monday 10 February 2020

 

How to be an Active Bystander at Work

Wednesday 11 Mar, 14:00-15:00, 8 Mill Lane, Lecture Room 1

Have you ever been concerned about a situation and wanted to help, but didn't? Hearing a racist/sexist/homophobic joke in the tea room? Seeing an inappropriate touch of a friend? Watching a colleague wince at being belittled or interrupted in a team meeting? You're not alone, this is more common for many of us than you might think. Come along to this short session to find out why this happens and what it means to be an active bystander. This includes simple changes and actions you can take to support others around you without confrontation and, over time, support a more inclusive environment for all of us to live and work in.

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Understanding Implicit or Unconscious Bias

Tuesday 18 Mar, 10:00-12:00, Greenwich House, Edmonton Room

This session will provide an introduction to implicit or unconscious bias and will help you start to understand how our biases influence the decisions we make. These may include decisions around recruitment, selection, assessment and broader interactions with others. The session will include tutor input, group activities and videos and to raise awareness about how to recognise and begin to manage the impact of implicit bias. We will also consider further sources of guidance to support individuals in their roles with specific responsibilities e.g. for managing others, teaching etc.

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How to be an Active Bystander at Work

Wednesday 17 Jun, 14:00-15:00, 8 Mill Lane, Lecture Room 1

Have you ever been concerned about a situation and wanted to help, but didn't? Hearing a racist/sexist/homophobic joke in the tea room? Seeing an inappropriate touch of a friend? Watching a colleague wince at being belittled or interrupted in a team meeting? You're not alone, this is more common for many of us than you might think. Come along to this short session to find out why this happens and what it means to be an active bystander. This includes simple changes and actions you can take to support others around you without confrontation and, over time, support a more inclusive environment for all of us to live and work in.

Book here.

 

 

 

Equality and Diversity Essentials

Self-taught - Online course (Raven login required)

This module is open to all University staff and it introduces Equality & Diversity at the University.

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Understanding unconscious bias

Self-taught - Online course (Raven login required)

This module is open to all University staff and it introduces Unconscious Bias and the impact it can have

Book here

 

 

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