Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Blog

 

Updates and opinions from the university's Pro Vice-Chancellor for Equality, Diversity and Inclusion and People, Professor Katherine Linehan

Celebrating LGBT+ History Month 2023

Description
Professor Katherine Linehan looks ahead to LGBT+ History Month, further support and action for our LGBTQIA+ community, and the university's decision to renew its membership of the Stonewall Diversity Champions programme.
Release Date
31 January 2023

Driving forward the EDI agenda

Description
In her first EDI blog of the year, Professor Katherine Linehan talks about the various initiatives going on throughout the university in 2023 and beyond as well as introducing two new EDI Staff Networks for people to join.
Release Date
11 January 2023

Faith and religion at the university

Description
In this blog members of the university's multi-faith chaplaincy and faith support team share their thoughts and highlight some of the services they offer all year round to every member of our community.
Release Date
05 December 2022

Embedding cultural change at the university

Description
Professor Katherine Linehan takes a look back at a successful Black History Month at the university and looks ahead to celebrating Disability Recognition Month 2022.
Release Date
07 November 2022

A new year and a strong sense of belonging

Description
In her opening blog of the term, Professor Katherine Linehan outlines her EDI priorities for the year as well as sharing key resources for staff and students.
Release Date
12 September 2022

Athena swan progress and update - August 2022

Description
Professor Katherine Linehan introduces a new themed approach to EDI and talks in more detail about the university's recent successes with the Athena Swan programme.
Release Date
11 August 2022

Diversity Festival and Race Equality Charter (REC) Update

Description
As the university's Diversity Festival comes to an end, Professor Katherine Linehan takes a look back at the highlights of a successful two weeks. She also introduces new key EDI theme leads and outlines actions that will be taking place as part of our REC action plan.
Release Date
27 June 2022

EDI at Nottingham – bringing our authentic selves to work and study

Description
In her inaugural blog as PVC for EDI and People, Professor Katherine Linehan identifies her main goals while in post and discusses establishing a more joined-up approach to EDI across the university.
Release Date
31 May 2022

Mental health: Time to start a conversation?

Description
As part of Mental Health Awareness Week 2020, Professor of Stem Biology and Director of the UoN Biodiscovery Institute Chris Denning shares a guest blog about his mental health journey.
Release Date
09 May 2022

In memorial, Dr Amal Treacher Kabesh: May, 1954 – January, 2022

Description
A short memorial piece for Dr Amal Treacher Kabesh, who sadly passed away in Cairo on 10 January.
Release Date
24 January 2022
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"My ambition is to create a diverse and inclusive staff and student community where everyone is given equal opportunity to thrive and showcase their talents. To embrace and celebrate difference will help us foster an environment in which people feel comfortable and valued, bringing their authentic self to the university to work or to study"

 

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