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This article by Professor Simonetta Manfredi, Professor Lucy Vickers and Kate Clayton-Hathway reviews the effectiveness of the Public Sector Equality Duty (PSED), based on insights from debates within equality law and theories of regulation.
Louise Grisoni's article explores the use of visual imagination and reflexivity in the creation of poetry as a form of action inquiry.
Catherine Dilnot's research findings suggest that students from lower socioeconomic backgrounds may be held back by their A-level subject choices when applying for prestigious courses such as law at leading universities.
Changing Places research featured in the 30% Club Higher Education Newsletter July 2017
The newsletter gives a snapshot of the Centre's main research activities in semester 2 of 2016/17
ARTICLE - June 2017 - This article recently published by Professor Simonetta Manfredi argues that Higher Education Institutions should adopt positive action in recruitment and promotion to tackle women’s under-representation in senior leadership roles.
REPORT LAUNCHED - May 2017 - British horseracing is broad and complex and contributes a significant amount to the UK economy. It is also a significant employer, providing jobs for over 20.000 full and part-time staff. In this research authors Kate Clayton-Hathway and Simonetta Manfredi investigate gender diversity and women’s representation in leadership roles across the industry, their careers in the industry and identify barriers to and enabling factors for achieving leadership roles in order to realise a more diverse environment for horseracing.
REPORT LAUNCHED - March 2017 - In this exploratory study the authors Manfredi, Vickers and Cousens provide insight into the interaction of head hunters with their clients in higher education. These firms are on the increase in the recruitment and selection process of senior leadership positions in universities, yet there is little research about how they operate in higher education. This study sets out to increase the sectors knowledge of these key influencers and uncover the extent to which diversity and equality considerations are taken into account.
The Newsletter gives a snapshot of our main Centre research activities in the first semester of 2016/2017
Professor Simonetta Manfredi took part in a panel discussion at the Oxford Martin School on the "urgent need" to tackle inequality.
This second edition is fully revised and updated in the light of recent case law from the UK and the European Court of Human Rights, which deals with religious discrimination and freedom of religion.
Read our submission to the House of Commons Women and Equalities Committee inquiry on Ensuring strong equalities legislation outside the EU
The first UK study into the exchange of board-level talent between business and academia, commissioned by the 30% Club Higher Education Working Group and co-sponsored by KPMG UK
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Tea Colaianni, Non-Executive Director of Mothercare, discussed the most pressing issues facing women in business with the Centre's Professor Simonetta Manfredi.
As gender and sexuality issues are increasingly the foray of the mainstream media, the Centre for Diversity Policy Research and Practice invited three academics: Dr Anna Einarsdóttir (University of York), Dr Tessa Wright (Queen Mary University of London) and Professor Nick Rumens (University of Portsmouth, Visiting Professor at Brookes) to discuss what organisations can do to make the workplace more inclusive for LBGT+ employees.
This conversation explored Melanie Richards' distinguished career with more than 30 years of banking experience and her work to promote gender equality in the workplace. Melanie received an Honorary Doctorate from Oxford Brookes in June 2016.
An open debate chaired by Baroness Mary Goudie and dedicated to the late MP Jo Cox
Lord Davies CBE and Helena Morrissey CBE, Founder of the 30% Club, in conversation at an event held by CDPRP, on the progress of gender equality on company boards
The newsletter gives a snapshot of our main Centre research activities during our second semester
Congratulations to Melanie Richards who has received an Honorary Doctorate of Business and Administration from Oxford Brookes University
26 April 2016, London - The event included presentations on the role of schools and higher education in preparing women for the workplace, as well as the need to improve crossover between academia and corporates.
Undertakes a review on the complex field of religion, equality and human rights
Research - Researching the Careers of Top Management Programme Alumni
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