Athena Swan in HAWKEYE
Tue, 14 Nov 2023 12:07:00 GMT
As many of us struggle to manage our feelings about both world events and personal adversity, Mental Health and Wellbeing's Suzy Syrett shares her strategies for minimising distress and avoiding being overwhelmed...
Mon, 23 Oct 2023 15:58:00 BST
Recent PGT graduate Craig Houston reflects on "surfing an ongoing wave of excitement and anxiety" as a student on the Global Mental Health programme, and the elements that helped him overcome self-doubt to enjoy and successfully complete his studies
Mon, 23 Oct 2023 08:46:00 BST
PGT student Er-Ane Ubebe reports back on an important initiative aimed at fostering a student experience that embeds different cultures and histories, and improving cultural sensitivity among both staff and students
Mon, 23 Oct 2023 14:14:00 BST
Following the renewal of our Athena Swan (AS) Gold award earlier this year, a new action plan is now in place, aimed at making our culture and our environment as fair, comfortable and enabling as possible for staff and students alike, as AS champion Julie Langan Martin explains...
Thu, 03 Aug 2023 10:23:00 BST
What are the benefits of this unique training opportunity for women who are new or aspiring leaders? Health Economics and Health Technology Assessment's Alieda McKinney and Nicola McMeekin reflect on their own recent experience...
Wed, 07 Jun 2023 19:17:00 BST
For our June 2023 "ECR reflects" we chatted to Dr Moya Clancy. Moya has a background in clinical psychology, and has worked across multiple services including Early Intervention for Psychosis, the Irish Prison Service, Older Adult Service (HSE) and Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service (HSE). Moya has particular expertise in trauma and psychosis, and now works as a Trial Co-ordinatior for the AVATAR2 Trial and Principal Clinical Psychologist in the NHS with Prison Healthcare
Tue, 14 Mar 2023 17:58:00 GMT
Both Neurodiversity Celebration Week and International Women's Day fell in March. Here, SHW Disability Champion Stefanie Krauth reflects on the intersection between gender and disability, a complex but important area for SHW colleagues to consider...
Mon, 13 Feb 2023 17:58:00 GMT
Continuing our recently-established "disability bitesize" feature, SHW Disability Champion Stefanie Krauth urges us to consider carefully the language and terminology we use within the context of health-related research, to avoid ableism and reinforcing negative perceptions of disability
Thu, 16 Feb 2023 15:29:00 GMT
The SHW community includes people from a range of social, cultural and demographic backgrounds. We are committed to making our school a welcoming and inclusive place where all staff and students can thrive and be themselves, and where diversity is celebrated
Thu, 16 Feb 2023 16:36:00 GMT
First celebrated in February 2005, LGBT+ History Month is an important event in the UK's diversity calendar and this year the organisers are inviting us to celebrate LGBT+ peoples’ contribution to cinema and film
Wed, 23 Nov 2022 10:27:00 GMT
In our first "disability bitesize" feature, recently-appointed SHW Disability Champion Stefanie Krauth discusses the ways in which, if we are disabled or neurodivergent, we can advocate for ourselves effectively, and help colleagues to understand our issues and needs
Wed, 21 Sep 2022 12:28:00 BST
Guest contributor Lydia Bach tells us about her role as Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Officer in the College of Science and Engineering, and looks ahead with to a severe mental illness awareness-raising event that she is jointly planning with SHW colleagues
Wed, 19 Oct 2022 17:45:00 BST
Wed, 21 Sep 2022 12:30:00 BST
Career development has been a major focus of this group's activity in the past year, including building a case study webpage aimed at highlighting progression and development options for professional services colleagues. Group chairs Iain Taylor and Claire Brunton tell us more...
Wed, 19 Oct 2022 17:45:00 BST
The newly-named WOWS (wellbeing of older workers AND students) group chairs, Nicola McMeekin and Elaine Hindle, reflect on a quiet but productive year, and future plans to help colleagues aged 50+ negotiate challenges and move forward, in whichever ways work best for them