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9 Jan 2019

Doctoral College to host upcoming event showcasing BAME research at Loughborough

promotional poster for the BAME research event

An event showcasing Black, Asian and Minority Ethnicity (BAME) research at the University is to take place next week. 

The Doctoral College will be hosting the event on 16 January in Room SMB017 (Stuart Mason Building).

The event - which takes place from 1:30pm-4:30pm - will give attendees the chance to ask questions and network with others. It will also highlight the work being carried out by a range of researchers and academics and will feature a series of presentations.

Those speaking at the event include Dr James EssonDr Line NyhagenDr Catherine ArmstrongDr Inês Varela-SilvaDr Angela DyDr Rohit DasguptaDr Steve BradburyCuomu Zhaxi and Dom Conricode.

The talks will explore topics such as the role of race and ethnicity in the classroom; the effects of race and racism on health; the importance of intersectionality; and the under-representation and racialised experiences of BAME coaches in sport.

The full programme can be found on the Doctoral College webpages.

Event organiser Dr Katryna Kalawsky said: “BAME Research at Loughborough is a new multidisciplinary event to shine a spotlight on some of the inspiring and thought-provoking work conducted by a wide range of researchers and academics at the University.

“It is hoped that this event will provide attendees with greater insight into BAME matters to prompt discussion, challenge any negative narratives, and to ultimately promote equality, diversity and inclusion.”

The event is free to attend and all staff and students are welcome. To book a place, visit the online store.

For more information about BAME Research at Loughborough, contact Dr Katryna Kalawsky by emailing