Say my Name Right is a shareable resource developed by Dr Hannah Deakin-Smith and Dr Jane Pilcher of Nottingham Trent University. It draws on findings from the Say My Name research project funded by the British Academy which explored the impact on students of staff avoiding saying their name or mispronouncing it. It emphasizes how important it is for staff to learn how to […]
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Transparent: Creating Organisations Inclusive of Black Women in Finance, Professional Services and Big Technology. New from the LSE Inclusion initiative, this qualitative study undertook interviews with 44 Black women at various stages in their careers. It offers insight into why black EDI initiatives are needed, as the vast majority reported pay gaps and the need […]
For women’s history month, Europeana has released a great new colouring book about women in history with images from Europe’s greatest library and heritage collections.
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A new website from The Office of Programme Planning and Finance Budget (OPPFB) and the Office of Information and Communications Technology (OICT) of the United Nations. It aims to increase budget accountability by mapping and giving data on budget expenditure and programme outcomes.
The Social Mobility Commission has published its Review of 2020. It includes the impact of the Covid pandemic on social mobility and discusses the embedding of social mobility policy into HR. This includes a sector-specific toolkit for professional and financial services that will help the industry to recruit and retain employees from disadvantaged backgrounds.
20th October was World Statistics day. The ILO raised concerns about gaps in terms of collection of data about gender and work If you are looking for accurate reliable data here are some free recmomendations: DataPortals.org datacatalogs.org– Comprehensive list of open data portals in the world maintained by Open Knowledge International. EU Data Includes data […]
A new comic book based on a wider research project funded by the University Grants Commission and the UK-India Educational Research Initiative and led by Radhika Govinda and Krishna Menon. It considers feminisms in the academy, focusing upon questions of identity, pedagogy and violence. A key issue is: How has feminism become institutionalised in the academy, […]
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Shocking results from the Access & Participation of Black, Asian and Minority Ethnicities in UK Postgraduate Research – Policy Briefing UK CGE The proportion of Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic students enrolled in UK H.E. in 2018/19 dropped from 24.81% at undergraduate level to 18.07% at postgraduate research level (excluding enrolments where ethnicity is unknown). Between 2016/17 […]
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The Global Public Policy Institute (GPPi) is an independent non-profit think tank based in Berlin. It has just launched the Academic Freedom Index in close cooperation with FAU University Erlangen-Nuremberg, V‑Dem and the Scholars at Risk Network. Its website has a methodology, case studies and data. There is a full report and a working paper which look […]
Which jurisdictions have the most secret offshore tax havens? Find out in the latest annual ranking from the Tax Justice Network which covers transparency and accountability. According to this the Cayman Islands is the worst offender. Consult the website to find more reports and data on this and related topics. There is also a useful […]