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Policy brief

In connection to the conference Creating a competitive edge through diversity, the KIF Committee published a policy brief summing up it’s work and pointing to challenges and opportunities ahead.

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23 January 2020 - 9:30am to 4:30pm
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News from other media

The Guardian
January 8, 2020
Male culture and lack of role models are stopping female academics from launching companies based on their research.
Times Higher Education
January 6, 2020
Effectiveness of courses aimed at improving diversity in leadership called into question by interviews with ethnic minority staff.
Times Higher Education
December 28, 2019
Study says comments such as ‘she should be in the kitchen, not writing papers’ affect the careers of under-represented groups.
December 16, 2019
Universities concede societal push to handle delicate matters in more legalistic ways.
Times Higher Education
December 5, 2019
Asking BAME students to spend significant amounts of time helping universities decolonise the curriculum is far from the ideal solution, says Daniel Akinbosede.
Times Higher Education
November 7, 2019
Report also suggests that spin-outs founded and run by women receive less investment.
Times Higher Education
November 7, 2019
Study says that universities need to ‘step up’ to continue progress made by funding agencies and journals.
Times Higher Education
November 6, 2019
Presidential push for women’s universities accompanied by scrapping of gender action plan by regulator.
Times Higher Education
October 25, 2019
Gender equality expert says higher education sector must ‘strengthen the economic independence of researchers’.
Times Higher Education
October 24, 2019
Book of the week: Rachel O’Neill praises a sobering study of how we can combat the sheer amount of abuse female researchers experience in the field.
The Guardian
October 23, 2019
Academics and student leaders accuse equalities watchdog of drawing a false equivalence.
Times Higher Education
October 22, 2019
Social media posts by students at home and abroad push universities to address harassment and assault.
Times Higher Education
October 15, 2019
Rate four times higher among women than men, and rising overall since initial 2015 survey.
The Conversation
October 15, 2019
Universities remain dominated by those from white, middle-class backgrounds, writes Professor Kalwant Bhopal.
Times Higher Education
October 14, 2019
Scholars say group awards would place focus on discovery itself and help to mitigate bias.