Gendered experiences of research activity in Higher Education Symposium 15th-16th June 2016

The Forum for Research into Equality and Diversity, University of Chester, in collaboration with the Centre for Diversity Policy Research and Practice, Oxford Brookes University held a two-day symposium, entitled Gendered experiences of research activity in Higher Education, from the 15th – 16th June 2016 at the University of Chester.

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Wednesday, 15th June, 2016 - Thursday, 16th June, 2016
University of Chester, Chester, CH1 4BJ

 

This symposium workshopped a number of themes around the topic of gendered experiences of research activity in higher education. The objectives of this symposium were to re-engage with the longstanding dialogue in this area and to explore emerging discourse. The event provided the opportunity for the development of networks as well as the opportunity to commence discussion on recommendations and implications for practice for HEI’s in this area.

 

There were keynote presentations from:

 Professor Lucy VickersProfessor of Law, Oxford Brookes University

 

Professor Simonetta ManfrediProfessor in Equality and Diversity Management and Director of the Centre for Diversity Policy Research and Practice, Oxford Brookes University

 

Professor Fiona Beveridge, Pro Vice Chancellor, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Liverpool

 

Gary Loke, Head of Policy, Equality Challenge Unit

Further details on the symposium can be accessed via chantal.davies@chester.ac.uk.