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Unconscious Bias

This workshop is an introduction to the concept of Unconscious Bias and will look at how Unconscious Bias impacts on behaviour and decision making. We will also spend time looking at H.E. examples of Unconscious Bias and how to reduce Unconscious Bias.

Who should attend? 
This workshop is open to any member of staff who would like to increase their knowledge and understanding of unconscious Bias.


Workshop Objectives:
By the end of the workshop you will have:

  • Developed an improved understanding of Unconscious Bias
  • Gained an understanding of the impact Unconscious Bias can have on behaviour and decision making
  • Identified ideas of ways to reduce the impact of Unconscious Bias
  • Consider the impact of Unconscious Bias on research and the higher education environment


Is there anything else I need to know? Pre-workshop work: Delegates are required to complete the Unconscious Bias Moodle and one of the Harvard Implicit Bias tests. 


  Feedback from the February 2018 Cohort - including responses from LDC

  Feedback from the October 2017 Cohort

  Feedback from the 22 November 2016 Cohort

  Feedback from the 16 November 2016 (Respect Day) Cohort


Led by:
Sandy Sparks, Learning & Development Adviser for Research Active Staff

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To Apply:
If you would like to register your interest in future Unconscious Bias workshops please use the link below

Book a place

TBA (Academic year 2018/19)



Unconscious Bias Resource Bank Page

Any Questions:

Workshop Content:
Sandy Sparks (
LDC Adviser
Ext. 74121

Workshop Arrangement:
Jane Cooper Administrative Assistant.
Ext 24893