College of Life Sciences

Ignite session recordings

A collection of short (5 minute) presentations showcasing innovative practices or areas of research related to equality, diversity and inclusion within UK medical schools, shared at the Medical Schools UK EDI Network Meeting, 2022.

Further information can be read in the abstracts of the presentations.

Shared parental leave - An employer strategy to close the gender pay gap

Presented by Clare Matysova, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine

Clinical academics experiences of REF21

Presented by Professor Angharad Davies, BMA Women in Academic Medicine Group

Raising awareness of the menopause in the workplace

Presented by Karen Reed, Cardiff University

Introducing the Midlands race equality network

Presented by Ramat Ayoola and Kiran Bhavra, Midlands Racial Equality in Medicine Network

The equality project: Creating change through intersectionality and diversity

Presented by Dr Emma Haagensen and Louise Wright, Newcastle University

Mitigating the gendered impacts of the Covid-19 pandemic

Presented by Professor Nita G Forouhi, University of Cambridge

MDS SUSTAIN: A novel leadership programme to address the leaky pipeline

Presented by Tom Syder, University of Birmingham

The NIHR research design service EDI toolkit

Presented by Dr Rebecca Barnes, NIHR Research Design Service East Midlands

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