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Launching Generation Delta!

Joins us to launch this comprehensive action/research project. Running from 2022 to 2026, and led by BAME female professors from six universities – Goldsmiths, Leeds, Plymouth, Reading, Sheffield, and Sunderland – the aim of Generation Delta is to lay the foundations for a long-term increase in the number of Black, Asian and minority ethnic women securing professorships in higher education …

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YCEDE signs the NEON Pledge!

Professor Kathryn Arnold has now signed NEON’s Postgraduate Diversity Strategy Blueprint pledge on behalf of YCEDE confirming our dedication to widening access to higher education. For those that don’t know, NEON is the professional organisation supporting those involved in widening access to higher education. NEON enables those working to widen access to higher education at all levels and in all …

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Brad-ATTAIN Research Summer School

The Centre for Inclusion and Diversity at the University of Bradford is proud to announce that we have opened enrolment for the Brad-ATTAIN Research Summer School. The Research Summer Schools is free and aims to expand the awareness of doing a PhD to 3rd year undergraduates, master students and alumni from Black, Asian and other minoritised groups. The summer schools …

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Event: Studying for a PhD – The Inside Story

Student Research Group Session | 26 July 2022, 12:00-13:00 Are you interested in studying a PhD and from an underrepresented group*? The Yorkshire Consortium for Equity in Doctoral Education (YCEDE) partners; the Universities of York, Sheffield, Bradford, Leeds and Sheffield Hallam University are running a Q & A webinar on 26 July from 12-1pm where you can meet current PhD students …

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YCEDE Leeds Launch – University of Leeds, July 2022

This week, the University of Leeds had its internal launch for the YCEDE project. At this event, Pippa outlined the aims of each workstream and answered questions about YCEDE from Leeds staff. It was an excellent opportunity to network and learn more about the project. First, there was a presentation from Luke Windsor about why we need YCEDE and the …

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YCEDE Launch – Principal Hotel, May 2022

Thank you to everyone who came to the YCEDE launch event on the 26th May 2022 – we had an incredible time! We owe a huge debt of gratitude to our amazing speakers and panellists who travelled to join us for our launch. Also, we’d like to thank our postgraduate students for giving up their time to provide a unique …

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University consortium tackles inequalities in access to PhD study

Universities from across Yorkshire have come together to improve access to doctoral study for graduates from Black, Asian, and Minority Ethnic (BAME) backgrounds. Read the full article here: https://www.york.ac.uk/news-and-events/news/2022/community/bame-phd-students-yorkshire-consortium/ The Yorkshire Consortium for Equity in Doctoral Education, led by the University of York and including the Universities of Leeds, Bradford, Sheffield, and Sheffield Hallam, seeks to minimise any disadvantages experienced …