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LGBT+ History Month

February is LGBT+ History Month. The 2024 theme celebrates LGBT+ peoples’ contribution to the field of Medicine and Healthcare both historically and today. As well as celebrating at the University of Lincoln, with our programme of events including workshops, talks and an exhibition, Lincoln staff and students are also invited to join the Lincolnshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust events.

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09 Oct  | Diversity & Inclusion | Race equality | Lincoln News

Race Matters launches 27 October 2021

As part of our Race Equality Project, and in celebration of BHM 2021, we are proud to be launching a new programme in our Diversity and Inclusion Lecture Series later this month. Race Matters will join our successful Be Inspired! and Young Minds programmes, and will offer thought-provoking, lived-, and insightful narratives that aim to broaden attitudes toward the topic of race, exploring and challenging discrimination in a multidimensional way

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26 Aug  | Race equality | Lincoln News

University of Lincoln receives Race Equality Charter Bronze award

The University of Lincoln has received the prestigious Race Equality Charter Bronze Award for its efforts to tackle racial inequality. Having signed the Race Equality Charter in 2016, we are now one of only 21 UK universities to hold the Bronze Award status from Advance HE. The Award recognises the work the University has been engaged in over the last few years to identify and reflect on institutional and cultural barriers facing our Black, Asian and ethnic minority staff and students.

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16 Mar  | Gender Equality | Lincoln News

Uniting in support of women’s right to feel safe

Following the dreadful murder of Sarah Everard earlier this month, many women everywhere are sharing their experiences of violence, inappropriate behaviour, physical, verbal and sexual abuse, expressing how unsafe they feel, and highlighting that for many they feel this on a regular basis

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08 Mar  | Gender Equality | Lincoln News | Women in Leadership

Celebrating three new female Profs

The Inaugural Lecture is a significant occasion for academics celebrating their promotion to Professor. It provides an opportunity to showcase their research with our One Community, including members of the public, family, friends and colleagues. Over the past year, the University of Lincoln has welcomed three new female Profs, who have given their Inaugural Lecturers during the pandemic

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01 Feb  | Diversity & Inclusion | Gender Equality | Lincoln News

Raising the Flag to LGBTQ+ History Month

LGBT+ history month happens every February. Its mission is to promote equality and diversity through improving the visibility of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender communities and stories, raising awareness of, and educating people about, relevant issues and making institutions safe spaces for all LGBTQ+ people. This year’s theme is ‘Body, Mind and Spirit’, and in recognition of the challenging times we are currently living through, we will be promoting mental health and wellbeing as part of our celebrations this year.

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01 Oct  | Race equality | Lincoln News

University of Lincoln celebrates black history month

Lincoln welcomes you to the beginning of Black History Month, a month of events and activities coordinated jointly by the University and Students' Union. "This month will be a springboard for further work and further reflection throughout the year, so that we can move to become a truly anti-racist community", Vice-Chancellor Professor Mary Stuart

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01 Oct  | Race equality | Lincoln News

Reflecting on our past to understand our present

For over 30 years, the month of October has been Black History Month (BHM) in the UK - an annual celebration of the history, achievements and contributions of our black communities. Throughout the month, the University of Lincoln will be joining organisations across the UK in hosting a calendar of events. Imported from America, BHM is now a modern tradition, firmly embedded in the UK cultural calendar

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29 Jun  | Diversity & Inclusion | Lincoln News

It’s not OK!

The University of Lincoln Student Support Centre has been running a HEFCE-funded project to raise the awareness of hate crime to the student community. The project, which started in 2018, was designed to encourage students to challenge, report and receive support, if they witnessed any form of hate incident or hate crime. The impact has been a substantial increase in the level of reporting - hate crime as well as bullying and harassment - and has increasingly empowered students to say "it's not OK!"