Unequal Opportunities: Graduate Employability & Progression

Date: 25th May 2021


Please note this event is for Members only
This is an all day event taking place between 9.45am and 3.30pm.

Download Programme: Nerupi Employability Full Programme May 21

Confirmed Speakers

Dr Richard Waller UWE Bristol

Karen Kufuor, University of Westminster

With a Theory of Change workshop led by:

Professor Liz Thomas, Edge Hill University

And practice example presentations from:

Yasmina Mallam-Hassam, St Mary's University London

Dr Georgina Binnie, Manchester Cancer Research Centre & Cancer Research UK Manchester Centre, University of Manchester

Download Biographies: NERUPI 25th May Speaker Biographies

Event Further Information

The number of students progressing to graduate jobs or postgraduate study is highly differentiated by class, ethnicity and gender. Drawing on research findings, this event will describe some of the material and cultural mechanisms that maintain inequalities and explore strategies for addressing them. The day includes talks, practice examples and workshop activities.

Suggested Reading & Materials

Higher education, social class and the mobilisation of capitals: recognising and playing the game - A-M Bathmaker, N Ingram and R Waller (2013, journal article)

Higher education and the reproduction of social elites - Nicola Ingram and Richard Waller (2015, article)

The broken pipeline - barriers to black PhD students accessing research council funding (2019, report)

BAME access to participation in postgraduate research (UKCGE policy briefing)

Cancer Research UK: Diversity data in our grant funding, 2017-19

Linda Holliday: MCR/UKRI access to PhD studies - black, asian and minority ethnic students

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