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Online inclusion - make the virtual accessible to all
15 May 2020
So, we've swapped meeting spaces, conference rooms and lecture theatres for the online world of Teams, Skype and Zoom – as a result we no longer have to worry about providing for people's various dietary needs in break-out refreshments, think about disabled toilets, or step free entrances to our meetings. We still may not know of all the seen and unseen disabilities of our participants, but now it's all moved online, and as we prepare to...
BAME Staff Network
13 May 2020
As part of ‘BAG’ week, find out more about the BAME staff network and the people who chair it. Dave Thomas – Occupational Therapist/Project Manager I am an Occupational Therapist and Public Health Specialist, with a remit in social justice. I am also a member of the World Federation of Occupational Therapists, Royal College of Occupational Therapists and Royal Society of Public Health. Additionally, I am the Equalities Officer for the University of Kent UNISON branch. I co...
Being your own worst enemy!
4 May 2020
How many of us question our abilities or put obstacles in our own way? Come on hands up! How often do you spend time telling yourself; that you can't do a certain thing it's out of your control it's too expensive you don't have time there's nothing you can do to help if it weren't for <insert whatever excuse you choose> people wouldn't be interested in what you have to offer…. Have you ever said to yourself 'I don't really know...
Equality, Diversity and Inclusivity (EDI) Annual Report 2018-19
27 April 2020
We are pleased to present the Annual Equality, Diversity and Inclusivity (EDI) report for 2018-19, which showcases the excellent work taking place across the University of Kent to promote and embed equality and inclusivity. We hope you find the report an interesting and stimulating read and that it demonstrates the high importance that Kent places on issues of equality, diversity and inclusivity.
Networking & Developing Collaborations (With Industry, Business, Public Sector or Third Sector)
27 April 2020
Kent Innovation & Enterprise in collaboration with EIRA* are hosting this unique training event delivered by independent leadership consultant, Jenny Wade. Jenny is offering a limited number of one to one networking coaching calls online for academics, with an online pre-reading introduction webinar at 10.30am Wednesday 6th May on Zoom (this will also be recorded for those unable to ma...