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Equality & Diversity course timetable

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September 2019

Wed 25
Race awareness: Understanding and challenging racism new [Places] 09:30 - 10:30 8 Mill Lane, Lecture Room 7

This session is an interactive workshop for staff with HR related roles who would like to increase their understanding of ‘race’ and racism.

The aim of the session is not only to enhance the participants’ confidence in speaking about ‘race’ but also to provide them with tools to reflect on their role in the circulation of racism and to build their capacity to challenge racism.

October 2019

Thu 10
WORLD MENTAL HEALTH DAY: Suicide Prevention: A conversation that could save a life new [Places] 12:30 - 13:30 Sidgwick Site, Alison Richard Building, SG1

This talk aims to increase confidence in addressing the subject of suicide. Join Yvonne McPartland, Deputy Head of Staff Counselling who will dispel some myths and provide helpful information and signposts.

Tue 22
Academic leave: An overview and how different types should be applied new [Places] 14:30 - 15:30 Old Schools, Syndicate Room

This session is for staff in HR related roles and will provide an overview of different types of Academic Leave and how and in what circumstances they should be applied.

Tue 29
SPACE Network Event: Listening to Parents and Carers new [Places] 12:30 - 13:30 17 Mill Lane, Meeting Room A

The University’s SPACE network (supporting staff who are parents and carers), is holding 3 open meetings for current and new members to gain feedback on SPACE activities, events, topics etc. We are also looking for new network committee members to represent parents, carers from a range of staff groups and University sites.

Welcome to LGBT+ Cambridge: Out at Cambridge new [Places] 18:00 - 20:00 St Catharine's College, McGrath Centre

Welcome to LGBT+ Cambridge: Out at Cambridge

The LGBT+ Staff Network and lgbtQ+@cam invite you to the launch of 'Out at Cambridge’. Elisabeth Sandler (Sociology) will present the findings of her report into LGBT+ staff and students’ experiences of being ‘out’ at Cambridge.

Plus, find out what the University has to offer its LGBT+ staff and meet colleagues over a drink.

Thu 31
SPACE Network Event: Listening to Parents and Carers new [Places] 12:30 - 13:30 Greenwich House, Cairo Room

The University’s SPACE network (supporting staff who are parents and carers), is holding 3 open meetings for current and new members to gain feedback on SPACE activities, events, topics etc. We are also looking for new network committee members to represent parents, carers from a range of staff groups and University sites.

November 2019

Mon 4
SPACE Network Event: Listening to Parents and Carers new [Places] 12:30 - 13:30 Clinical School, Seminar Room 13

The University’s SPACE network (supporting staff who are parents and carers), is holding 3 open meetings for current and new members to gain feedback on SPACE activities, events, topics etc. We are also looking for new network committee members to represent parents, carers from a range of staff groups and University sites.

Thu 7
Athena SWAN Support Session new [Places] 11:00 - 12:30 Faculty of Law, G26

Supporting departments working towards Athena SWAN awards, this in-depth session will help with the different aspects of applying including data collection, analysis and action planning.

E&D team members will help troubleshoot common problems and will share examples of best practice across the University.

Employment Law Update new [Places] 14:30 - 15:30 Postdoc Centre @ Eddington, Sanders Hall

In this session, the Legal Services Office will provide staff in HR related roles with an employment law update, including the latest in case law and forthcoming legislation changes.

Mon 11
WSN: Talking About Money and More new [Places] 12:30 - 13:30 University Information Services, Roger Needham Building, Huntingdon Room

During the 'National Talk Money Week' (12-18 November) the University's Women's Staff Network is holding three events to present a simple toolkit and conversation guide about the financial moments that matter in women's lives.

We will also seek feedback on WSN activities, events and topics.

Tue 12
Athena SWAN Smart Action Planning new [Places] 11:00 - 12:30 Faculty of Law, G26

This session will help departments develop appropriate actions for the issues identified fro the self-assessment process and to make action plans SMART and effective tools for achieving gender equity.

Thu 14
WSN: Talking About Money and More new [Places] 12:30 - 13:30 Institute of Criminology, Room B4

During the 'National Talk Money Week' (12-18 November) the University's Women's Staff Network is holding three events to present a simple toolkit and conversation guide about the financial moments that matter in women's lives.

We will also seek feedback on WSN activities, events and topics.

Fri 15
WSN: Talking About Money and More new [Places] 10:00 - 11:00 Clinical School, Seminar Room 13

During the 'National Talk Money Week' (12-18 November) the University's Women's Staff Network is holding three events to present a simple toolkit and conversation guide about the financial moments that matter in women's lives.

We will also seek feedback on WSN activities, events and topics.

Come along to this event to find out about the approach and practical steps the University is taking to address racialised inequalities and the key priority areas to address.

Learn about the University's Race Equality Action Plan, and the impact of implemented initiatives.

Fri 29
Race Awareness Training new [Places] 12:30 - 14:30 Sidgwick Site, Alison Richard Building, SG1

This will be an interactive workshop for those who would like to increase their understanding of race and racism.

The aim of the session is not only to enhance participants' confidence in speaking about race but also to provide them with tools to reflect on their role in the circulation of racism, and to build their capacity to challenge racism.

December 2019

Tue 3
Conversations on Career Progression and Race new [Places] 12:00 - 12:45 Cambridge University Library, Milstein Room

Dr Yael Navaro, Reader in Social Anthrolopogy, and Hawa Sydique, Research and Communications Manager at the Cambridge Conservation Research Institute, will talk about their career experience and trajectory, the challenges faced and strategies for dealing with them.

It will be an opportunity to discuss ideas that might help others in similar situations, and talk about ways of addressing institutional obstacles.

INTERNATIONAL DAY FOR PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES LECTURE

Hidden Disabilities: Understanding the impact on staff, and how managers can help

Join Dr Hisham Ziauddeen, Department of Psychiatry and University Disability and Wellbeing Champion, for a talk aiming to increase understanding and awareness of invisible disabilities. Attendees will learn about the impact on the mental health of those living with these conditions, and the importance of making reasonable adjustments.

Tue 10
Menopause Café - Judge Business School new [Places] 11:00 - 12:00 Judge Business School

Menopause Cafés exist to increase awareness of the impact of the menopause on those experiencing it, their friends, colleagues, and families.

Anybody interested in sharing stories, experiences, and questions about menopause is welcome!

Will be held in the Judge Business School Café on the second floor.

Wed 11
Menopause Café - Alison Richard Building new [Places] 11:00 - 12:00 Sidgwick Site, Alison Richard Building, Atrium

Menopause Cafés exist to increase awareness of the impact of the menopause on those experiencing it, their friends, colleagues, and families.

Anybody interested in sharing stories, experiences, and questions about menopause is welcome!

Will be held in the Alison Richard Building Café on the ground floor just past Reception.

Thu 12
Menopause Café - Clinical Schools new [Places] 10:30 - 11:30 Clinical School, Cafe

Menopause Cafés exist to increase awareness of the impact of the menopause on those experiencing it, their friends, colleagues, and families.

Anybody interested in sharing stories, experiences, and questions about menopause is welcome!