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    Safeguarding students and changing universities’ culture: Universities UK

Safeguarding students and changing universities’ culture: Universities UK

On Monday 16 October, a panel of leading thinkers on addressing sexual harassment and sexual violence at universities spoke at LSE at the ‘Report It. Stop It’ event. EDI at LSE spoke with Fiona Waye – an event speaker and Senior Policy Lead in Inclusion, Equality and Diversity at Universities UK – about the ‘Changing the culture’ report, the […]

November 10th, 2017|Featured, Gender|0 Comments|
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    Ending sexual misconduct in UK universities and protecting students 

Ending sexual misconduct in UK universities and protecting students 

On Monday 16 October, a panel of leading thinkers on addressing sexual harassment and sexual violence at universities spoke at LSE at the ‘Report It. Stop It’ event (which is available as a recorded podcast). EDI at LSE spoke with Dr Tiffany Page – an event speaker and co-founder of The 1752 Group – about universities’ responsibilities to their […]

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    Report it. Stop it: how reporting can change normative culture surrounding sexual and gender-based violence

Report it. Stop it: how reporting can change normative culture surrounding sexual and gender-based violence

On 16 October 2017, LSE Equity, Diversity and Inclusion together with the Department of Gender Studies hosted ‘Report it. Stop it: how can reports of sexual harassment and sexual violence change the culture?’ As Alex Farley writes, the panel sought to address questions of institutional reforms and responses, focusing particularly on higher education institutions and the need for reform […]

October 31st, 2017|Featured, Gender|0 Comments|
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    Consent does matter: boundaries, respect and positive intervention

Consent does matter: boundaries, respect and positive intervention

In the 2017–18 Michaelmas term, LSE and the LSE Students’ Union (LSESU) are introducing ‘Consent Matters: Boundaries, Respect and Positive Intervention’ – an interactive online course on consent. Natasha Davies – LSESU women’s officer – discusses the overwhelming support for the introduction of the course and its importance in enabling students to deal with real life situations. The course […]

September 26th, 2017|Featured, Uncategorized|0 Comments|

Wake up, algorithms are trawling your phone while you sleep

Your web browsing history is the most lucrative piece of information that can be traded, writes Beverley Skeggs. Professor Skeggs will give the public lecture You Are Being Tracked, Evaluated and Sold: an analysis of digital inequalities, hosted by LSE’s International Inequalities Institute.

Wake up, machine learning algorithms have been trawling your phone whilst you slept. If you did. If […]

September 21st, 2017|Featured, Uncategorized|0 Comments|
  • Lenín Moreno on the campaign trail prior to his election victory in April 2017
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    Ecuador’s election of the global South’s first wheelchair-using president can spark vital debate on disability and development

Ecuador’s election of the global South’s first wheelchair-using president can spark vital debate on disability and development

Terhas Clarke and Alejandra Carvajal introduce us to the work of President Lenín Moreno of Ecuador, the first person in a wheelchair to be elected as a head of state in Latin America, and an influential figure who has improved rights for people with disabilities on an international and national level. They invite readers to join the discussion on […]

LSE students’ views on diversity on campus

Mirroring debates in the US, members of universities in the UK are increasingly concerned with the diversity of students and faculty in higher education institutions. Drawing on a methodology developed at Dartmouth College, John Carey, Katie Clayton, Simon Hix and Yusaku Horiuchi present a fascinating analysis of the results of a 2017 survey of the views of LSE undergraduates […]

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    ‘A Vision for Change’ and Stonewall: supporting the advancement of trans equality

‘A Vision for Change’ and Stonewall: supporting the advancement of trans equality

The Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Taskforce and Spectrum hosted an event entitled ‘Rising through the Ranks: the Stonewall Workplace Equality Index and organisational change’ on Thursday 4 May, which featured Rebecca Stinson (head of trans inclusion, Stonewall), Rob Childe (senior associate, Pinsent Masons), Claire Harvey (CEO of Diversity Role Models) and Jacqueline Newcombe (equality officer for Leicestershire Police).

Prior to […]

May 17th, 2017|Featured|0 Comments|
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    LSE LGBT+ Role Models and Allies Directory: Creating an inclusive work environment for everyone

LSE LGBT+ Role Models and Allies Directory: Creating an inclusive work environment for everyone

LSE is a proud member of leading charity Stonewall’s Diversity Champions Programme and the School has just launched its LGBT+ Role Models and Allies Directory. Tamara Ansons – Behavioural Lab Projects Administrator at the Department of Management and a member of Spectrum (LSE’s LGBT+ staff network) – discusses the importance of the directory as a source of visible evidence of ‘out’ LGBT+ individuals […]

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    Identity and studying at LSE: ‘I feel a little bit like they don’t understand me’

Identity and studying at LSE: ‘I feel a little bit like they don’t understand me’

Rabia Nasimi discusses the findings of her research into the experiences of LSE students, focusing on perceptions of the status of the institution, student identification with the university and self-perceptions.

LSE ‘has been ranked second in the world for social sciences for the third year in a row’ (LSE, 2015) and has often referred to as a ‘global’, ‘elite’ and […]

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