The Equality and Diversity Forum (EDF) Research Network is a multi-disciplinary equality and human rights network bringing together academics, policy makers, NGOs and funders to inform and improve UK policy and legislation.

Call for contributions – Beyond 2015 portal of online resources

As part of the 'Beyond 2015: shaping the future of equality, human rights and social justice' project we are calling for contributions to a new online portal within the EDF website.
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Runnymede Perspectives: ‘Aiming Higher. Race, Inequality and Diversity in the Academy’

'Aiming Higher. Race, Inequality and Diversity in the Academy' was published by the Runnymede Trust in February 2015.
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ESRC Briefing: Supporting Ethnic Minority and Female Entrepreneurs

In February 2015 the Economic and Social Research Council published an evidence briefing on the issue of how to support ethnic minority and female entrepreneurs.
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Panel discussion on ‘Equal Pay – A Moving Target’ – 9 March 2015

A special issue of the Cambridge Journal of Economics reviewing international comparisons of changes in the gender pay gap is being launched at a panel event in collaboration with the EDF Research Network.
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Launch of the Centre for Research on Law, Equality and Diversity – 30 April 2015

Launch of the Centre for Research on Law, Equality and Diversity (LEAD) is part of the 50th anniversary celebrations of the School of Law at QMUL.
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Centre of Human Rights Practice: Equality Impact Assessments of Public Spending Cuts Resource Database

The Centre of Human Rights in practice has established this resource for organisations, groups and individuals concerned about the equality and human rights impact of spending cuts in the UK.
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Social Policy in a Cold Climate: ‘The Coalition’s Social Policy Record’

The Coalition’s Social Policy Record: Policy, Spending and Outcomes 2010-2015 was published in January 2015.
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CASE Social Exclusion Seminars – 11 February-18 March 2015

This seminar series focuses on the analysis of social and economic disadvantage in its many forms, and the implementation and impact of policy change in relation to distributional equity.
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Watch this space – Beyond 2015: shaping the future of equality, human rights and social justice

The Equality and Diversity Forum and EDF Research Network are starting a discussion about how to reduce inequality by working more effectively across sectors and disciplines.
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LGBT Consortium: Mapping LGBT Research and Survey

A consortium of partners is mapping research and carrying out a survey about the issues that affect LGBT individuals and communities.
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