Posts Tagged ‘ Equality general ’

Black Female Professors call for action on representation

March 14, 2017

The Black Female Professors Forum marked International Women’s Day by celebrating black women in academia, but also by highlighting the lack of female professors in UK higher education institutions (HEI). Their research – which is in the early stages – has so far identified 54 Black female professors in UK academia, though they acknowledge there is likely
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Posted in: Gender, Home, Race/ethnicity, Research and reports, Test

Iyiola Solanke: ‘Discrimination as Stigma’

February 1, 2017

Iyiola Solanke, Research Network member and Professor of European Law and Social Justice at the University of Leeds has just launched a new book on anti-discrimination law, published by Hart in January 2016. “Discrimination as Stigma” reconceptualises discrimination law as fundamentally concerned with stigma. Using sociological and socio-psychological theories of stigma, the author presents an ‘anti-stigma principle’, promoting it as a
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EHRC Research Update December 2016

February 1, 2017

Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) Research Database Newsletter for December 2016 includes details of new research on pregnancy and maternity discrimination in the workplace. The EHRC research team provides a quarterly research database newsletter. Each newsletter has a specific theme as well as containing summaries of new research reports and a reading list of key literature on a
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Posted in: Equality general, Gender, Home, Human rights, Info for researchers, Research and reports

Call for workshops and papers for the National Summit on Tackling Multiple Disadvantage

January 31, 2017

Revolving Doors Agency is looking for proposals for workshops and papers for the Second National Summit on Tackling Multiple Disadvantage (8 to 9 May 2017). Two years ago, the first National Summit brought together a vibrant network of people with lived experience, service providers, commissioners and policy makers, each with different skills and expertise and all committed to achieving
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Posted in: Calls and tenders, Home

ESRC fully-funded collaborative studentship in Empirical Studies in Law

January 17, 2017

Cardiff University’s School of Law and Politics, supported by the ESRC Doctoral Training Partnership for Wales (Wales DTP), invites applications for funded PhD study. The studentships will commence in October 2017. These particular studentships, known as ‘collaborative studentships’, involve liaison with a non-academic organization(s) at several key stages of the research.   Cardiff School of Law and
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Posted in: Calls and tenders, Home

MSCA – RISE Call 2017 Information Event – 25 January 2017

January 17, 2017

The UK Research Office (UKRO), in its capacity as UK National Contact Point for the Horizon 2020 Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions (MSCA), is holding an information event for organisations interested in applying to the 2017 MSCA Research and Innovation Staff Exchange Action (RISE) call. The event aims to provide participants with an overview of the RISE scheme.
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EHRC Invitation to Tender – social security systems based on dignity and respect

January 17, 2017

The Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) is seeking to commission research on the design of social security systems based on the concepts of dignity and respect. The deadline for tenders is 1pm on 2 February 2017. The aims of this project are: To provide EHRC Scotland with evidence of aspects of social security systems elsewhere that
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EDF and Research Network members give evidence on Equalities legislation after Brexit

December 15, 2016

Ali Harris, EDF Chief Executive, and Research Network members Professor Anna Lawson from Leeds University, and Professor Sylvia Walby from the University of Lancaster gave evidence to the Women and Equalities Committee on 31 November 2016.
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EHRC Research update September 2016

December 15, 2016

Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) Research Database Newsletter for September 2016 includes details of new research on causes and motivations of hate crime.
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Posted in: Newsletters and journals, Research and reports, Violence & Hate Crimes

EDF and EHRC seminar on prejudice and unlawful behaviour

October 10, 2016

The Equality and Diversity Forum and the Equality and Human Rights Commission held a joint seminar on 3 October 2016 for NGOs on the Commission’s recently published Prejudice and unlawful behaviour research report. The report brings together the latest evidence and insight on how prejudice leads to discrimination and unlawful behaviour (discrimination, identity-based harassment and violence). The
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