equality4success Blog

Welcome to the equality4success blog!

This page provides a space for Institute staff to share their views, experiences and creative thoughts with colleagues and the wider public. Ideas, comments? We love to hear from you - please send us an email. Enjoy reading!

The views and opinions expressed here are those of the individual authors and do not necessarily reflect the official policy or position of the Babraham Institute.

equality4success book reviews

Staff and students from the Babraham Institute share reviews of a variety of books about equality, diversity and STEM.

27/03/2020

The equality4success Alternative Gift Guide 2019

Elizabeth is back with a selection of fun stereotype-defying gifts that entertain and inform. You're sure to find something you want to get for people on your list, or maybe yourself!

12/11/2019

Why gender equality is important to me: five male perspectives

Gender equality is in everyone’s interests – including men. This International Men’s Day, five men from our equality4success team share their reasons for getting involved.

11/10/2019

IWD2019. We’ve come a long way. Rather recently.

When it comes to equality a lot has changed in a surprisingly short time. For International Women's Day 2019, Christel Krueger reflects on her own perceptions of gender equality in the 21st Century and what more still lies ahead. Join in with the #BalanceForBetter campaign.

08/03/2019

Race tracks and ponies

Contemplating gifts and gender in the Christmas aftermath

18/01/2019

The equality4success Alternative Gift Guide

Elizabeth offers a diverse and creative selection of gift ideas to help you find something exciting and new for all the difficult-to-buy-for people in your life.

11/12/2018

Won’t anyone think of the children?

As part of European Researchers’ Night, Babraham Institute staff will be reading stories with gender equality themes to children during LifeLab’s ‘Tell Me a Story’ event

17/09/2018

Babraham Institute welcomes first Daphne Jackson Fellow

The Institute welcomed Dr Irina Abnizova, our first Daphne Jackson Trust Career Re-entry Fellow in October 2017. Irina joined Dr Wolf Reik’s laboratory in Epigenetics. equality4success Manager, Laura Norton, met with Irina to welcome her to the Institute and to ask about the process of applying for a Daphne Jackson Fellowship.
 

30/05/2018

What it’s Like to Speak about Shared Parental Leave at a Female-dominated Event

David Kent, a group leader at the Cambridge Stem Cell Institute, shares his experiences and views on the Babraham Institute IWD 2017 symposium.

28/03/2017

International Men’s Day… Men and Gender Equality at Babraham Institute

On International Men's Day, Laura Norton discusses how taking shared responsibility for all aspects of family life leads to benefits for the entire family.

19/11/2016