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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).

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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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    ‘Tackling diversity’: student workshop to promote diversity

‘Tackling diversity’: student workshop to promote diversity

Juliane Hoss – an LSE postgraduate student – reflects on the importance of diversity in the workplace and its impact on the productivity of organisations. This provides a context for the ‘Tackling diversity’ workshop for students at LSE, which is taking place on 3 December 2016 between 10am and 4pm, in the sixth floor studio in the Saw Swee […]

Reflecting on the unspoken

Akile Ahmet and Caroline Howarth

What cannot be said, or cannot be heard, in organisations like the London School of Economics and Political Science? Are there experiences of inequality, discrimination and the denial of recognition that are felt but not spoken? Initial findings from a research project into experiences of race at the LSE indicate that this is the case. […]

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    Examining feminist and postfeminist sensibilities: SlutWalk, representation and self-representation

Examining feminist and postfeminist sensibilities: SlutWalk, representation and self-representation

In an interview with the EDI blog, Keren Darmon – a PhD researcher in the Department of Media and Communications at LSE – discusses her work on representations of the SlutWalk movement in London, the interpretative role of the concepts of feminist and postfeminist sensibilities, and the influence of Rosalind Gill, Angela McRobbie and Bonnie Dow on her work.

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    Creating a culture of continuous improvement: an interview with Professor Julia Black

Creating a culture of continuous improvement: an interview with Professor Julia Black

As part of Women’s History Month at LSE, Professor Julia Black – LSE’s Pro-Director for Research and Professor of Law – spoke with Isabella Chan of LSE’s Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) team about achieving dramatic improvements in gender equality at the School, engendering cultural change, and the importance of inspiring role models.

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    ‘I don’t think we can afford to leave gender to the gender theorists’: an interview with Aiko Holvikivi

‘I don’t think we can afford to leave gender to the gender theorists’: an interview with Aiko Holvikivi

As part of Women’s History Month at LSE, Aiko Holvikivi – an LSE PhD researcher at the Gender Institute – spoke with Paroj Banerjee – an LSE PhD researcher in the Department of Geography and Environment and member of LSE’s Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) team – about gender mainstreaming, researching gender and the military, and avoiding focusing solely […]

March 21st, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments|
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    Stress, pressures and expectations at work: an interview with Professor Jennifer Brown

Stress, pressures and expectations at work: an interview with Professor Jennifer Brown

As part of Women’s History Month at LSE, Professor Jennifer Brown – visiting professor and co-director of the Mannheim Centre – spoke with Dr Maria Norris of LSE’s Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) team about the different treatment of women and men in the criminal justice system, the growing pressures faced by young academics, and the need for a […]

March 21st, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments|

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