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Higher Education Network Annual Meeting with Diversity in Geoscience, UK

Date:
15 - 16 January 2019
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Event type:
Conference, Workshop
Organised by:
1. Geological Society Events, Higher Education Network
Venue:
School of Earth and Environment, University of Leeds
Event status:
EVENT CLOSED

The University of Leeds hosted the 2019 HEN Annual Meeting, which this year was jointly convened with Diversity in Geoscience, UK. The theme was Good Practice in Inclusion, Diversity and Equality in GEES Higher Education. 

See resources from the meeting

This year’s theme focused on Good Practice in Inclusion, Diversity and Equality in GEES Higher Education.

Day one focused on presentations by a host of individuals from academia and representatives of learned societies and other stakeholders. 

The second day centered more on interactive sessions with small group discussions with workshops taking place throughout the day.

The meeting provided those in attendance with opportunities to share good practice on a wide range of topics related to diversity, equality and inclusion in Higher Education.

       


Meeting Resources 


Investigating Diversity in Palaeontology 

Fiona Gill, Palaeontological Association and University of Leeds  

Introducing the IncSTEM Project – Aspects of Inclusive Practice to Address Barriers in HE

Dan Morgan (University of Leeds) 

Outcomes from the IncSTEM Project

Alison Stokes et al  

“Access Anglesey”: Delivering and Evaluating an Accessible and Inclusive Field Class 

Jacqueline Houghton et al (University of Leeds) 

The Rocky Road to Diversity in HE, a Mother’s Perspective 

Janet and Ellis Dunford 

Mental Wellbeing during Fieldwork – A Potential Barrier to Broader Diversity in Geosciences and Related Disciplines 

Cedric John (Imperial College) 

Improving Communications and Group Work in Engineering Design Projects 

Piroska Lorinczi (University of Leeds) 

Team Education Strategies as Inclusive Exercises for GEES Students 

Brian Whalley (University of Sheffield) 

Development of Geography and Geology Terminology in British Sign Language 

Rhian Meara et al (University of Swansea)  

Introducing Fieldwork through Interactive Live Broadcasts 

Trevor Collins et al (Open University) 

 “Diversity Dash!” 

Theresa Nicholson (Manchester Metropolitan University) 

“I can hear chalk” – What I wish Academic Staff Knew about Autism and Other Neuro-Diverse Conditions 

Zach Killingback (Durham University) 

Geolsoc Contact

Judi Lakin

The Geological Society
Burlington House
London
W1J 0BG


Convenor Contact

Jacqueline Houghton

Jacqueline Houghton