LGBT+ in STEM week: 14 -18 November

We are pleased to share the timetable for LGBT+ in STEM week, which takes place next week celebrating the LGBT+ community working and studying within STEM.

Tuesday 15thand Thursday 17th: LGBT+ Language in Use Workshop


Tuesday 15 November 2:00pm-3:30pm click here to book
Tuesday 15 November 4:00pm-5:30pm click here to book
Thursday 17 November 10:30am-12 noon click here to book

This UCU CPD Interactive Workshop is open to all staff (including non-UCU members).  The aims of the workshop include having a greater understanding of LGBT+ language in use, becoming more confident in the use of appropriate language and exploring how your professional practice could be improved by using supportive and inclusive language.

Wednesday 16th November: 'Queering the Curriculum' Panel Discussion and Q&A

West Park Teaching Hub

1.30 - 3.30pm

Join Prof. Charlotte Croffie (Pro Vice-Chancellor for EDI), Dr Monia Del Pinto (University Teacher, ABCE), and Dr Emily Johnston (Lecturer, Sheffield Hallam University) as they speak about their research on gendered spaces (Monia) and public health prone to homophobia (Emily). This will be followed by a Q&A.  This event is for all staff.

Wednesday 16th: Social

JC's bar (Students' Union)

5pm onwards

Join the community and the LGBT+ in STEM organising team for a relaxed, post-work drink. All colleagues, families, and friends welcome.

Thursday 17th: Safeguarding LGBT+ Research (Workshop)

DAV1106 (Sir David Davies)

11am - 12pm

Join Georgia Hales, Hannah Robinson and Zhe Zhan - Doctoral Researchers at the University of Leeds - as they present their research on challenges faced by the LGBT+ community and reflect on the barriers to engagement in research.

All events are free to attend, with no booking required.