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    Upcoming Events

    Joint ED&I/Psychology Athena SWAN Networking event

    Are you renewing your Athena SWAN Award or working towards your first award? Need some inspiration from those who’ve achieved the highest level award?

    Come along to Psychology’s Athena SWAN Networking event on 13 February, co-hosted by the Equality, Diversity & Inclusion team, to hear from Gold Award holder Queen’s University Belfast’s Professor Teresa McCormack, and Warwick Medical School’s own Kate Seers. Join colleagues from other Departments to network over lunch.

    Find out more about Joint ED&I/Psychology Athena SWAN Networking Event.


    Kindness Rocks

    Wednesday 27 November 2019, 12.30 - 1.30pm at R1.03, Ramphal
    Friday 13 March 2020, 12.30 - 1.30pm at GLT4, Gibbet Hill
    National Day for Staff Networks: Wednesday 13 May 2020, 12.30 - 1.30pm at R1.03, Ramphal

    Join us to discuss how we can celebrate, inspire, and transform our Staff Networks whilst painting rocks with messages of kindness. You can then take the rocks back to your department and display them on your desk or share them with colleagues and help spread a message of kindness across campus.

    Find out more about Kindness Rocks.


    History Months

    LGBTUA+ History Month


    LGBTUA+ History Month is observed throughout February, it is an annual celebration of lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans history, and the history of the LGBTUA+ rights and related civil rights movements.

    Find out more about LGBTUA+ History Month.


    Black History Month


    To promote and celebrate Black history, we've created a list of blogs, books, quotes, podcasts, and videos that we hope will get you thinking, help you learn more, and start conversations.

    Find out more about Black History Month.


    Past events

    Read more about some of our biggest past events using the links below. You can also see more past events here.


    Stonewall 50

    June 2019

    28 June 2019 was the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall riots. We marked the date by holding a range of events to celebrate the past, present, and future of LGBTUA+ communities - starting on International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia, and Transphobia (17 May) and ending on 28 June (the date the Stonewall riots took place in 1969).

    Find out more about Stonewall 50.


    National Day for Staff Networks

    The National Day for Staff Networks is aimed at encouraging staff networks to pull together as a community and celebrate collaboratively not as separate groups.


    Wellbeing Week

    The Wellbeing Week was held to promote the support which is available and communicate key messages on wellbeing, including healthy lifestyles, physical health and activity, mental health, and financial wellbeing.

    • Wellbeing Week 2019 - the whole week was underpinned by a theme of Dignity and Respect and the impact this can have on our wellbeing. A specific day focusing on Dignity and Respect was held on Tuesday 5 February.


    Respect Day

    The University holds regular Respect Days to share the eight key respect messages and encourage people to think about the part they play in creating the community we want to work and study in.


    External links

    You can find more events from the following organisers:

    Queer History Reading Group

    Feminist History Group

    Centre for the Study of Women and Gender

    Inspiring Women Series