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Equality Tag Archive

Why the BLM movement is relevant to Newcastle students and staff

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The University needs to do more to support our black student community, argue Katie Smyth and Sara Elkhawad....

George Floyd and the fight for equality

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Amadou Diallo. Sean Bell. Breonna Taylor. Eric Garner. Michael Brown. And now, George Floyd. All of these are names of members of the black community. All of these are names of...

Why Newcastle needs to fix its staff gender imbalance

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Hattie Metcalfe discusses the Courier's recent revelation that less than a third of all Newcastle professors self-identify as female....

Fewer than three Black professors at Newcastle

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90% of Newcastle University lecturers were white in the 2018/19 academic year....

Following New Zealand: should all leaders take pay cuts?

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Faye Navesey discusses the New Zealand PM’s decision to take a pay cut amis the COVID19 pandemic....

Judy Chicago: a force to be reckoned with

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Katerina Vasilaki heads to the first UK survey of feminist artist Judy Chicago at the BALTIC Centre of Contemporary Art...

Sheffield University is playing a dangerous game

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Alex Dunn takes to task Sheffield's plan to pay students to tackle microaggressions ...

The Oscars’ gendered categories: necessary or antiquated?

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Faye Navesey responds to the proposition that the Best Director award should have a category dedicated to women. ...

10 year forecast: social justice – will the job market ever be fair?

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“It’s not who you know, it is what you know”.  In an ideal world the next ten years will see the opportunity for students to get jobs to be based not on their...

Blurred lines: generation gender neutral

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Ellie Parkin looks at the progression of gendered fashion and speculates what the future may hold. ...