Life Sciences Research for Lifelong Health

The science of Equality and Diversity: A first-hand account

In this talk I will approach gender diversity in academia from two complementary angles.
I will discuss the current state of play regarding the science of equality and diversity, and how we might use behavioral insights to improve the culture of academia.
Moreover, I will provide a brief first-hand account of pursuing an academic career in alongside parenthood, special needs caring duties, and balancing family and career life with a successful partner.

This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 665937.

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Event Time & Dates

Starts01:00 pm - 03/11/2017
Ends02:00 pm - 03/11/2017

Event Details

Contact Dr Laura Norton
LocationThe Brian Heap Seminar Room
SpeakerDr. Rogier A. Kievit
Speaker AffiliationSir Henry Wellcome Fellow, Programme Leader Track, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit


23 October, 2017