skip to primary navigationskip to content
 

Women in Engineering Forum: “Addressing Unconscious Bias”

When Jun 23, 2016
from 12:00 PM to 02:00 PM
Where Lecture Theatre 1, Engineering Department
Add event to calendar vCal
iCal

The theme of this Women in Engineering Forum is 'Addressing Unconscious Bias', a topic that plays an important role in dealing with the gender imbalance in STEM subjects. We are delighted to be holding a discusion of this important topic on National Women in Engineering Day.


Unconscious bias has been defined  "[..] when we make judgments or decisions on the basis of our prior experience, our own personal deep-seated thought patterns, assumptions or interpretations, and we are not aware that we are doing it." (Royal Society, 2016).   This can impact the way in which we behave in interviews, meetings and other interactions, and unconsciously steer us into making unfair decisions.


Our guest speaker will be Donna Carty, an expert in helping organisations address unconscious bias issues. Donna works for Challenge Consultancy, a training and consultancy firm specialising in issues of equality and diversity.

 
This event is open too all.  To help us order enough sandwiches, please book your free place here.

OPdA Tweets

Upcoming events

Women in STEMM Media Training

Jul 04, 2018

The Old Schools, Trinity Lane

Media taster for postdocs

Jul 05, 2018

Postdoc Centre @ Mill Lane, 16 Mill Lane, CB2 1SB

Upcoming events

RSS Feed Latest news

i-Teams call for projects 2018-19

Jun 18, 2018

Are you thinking about commercialising your research, or interested in investigating new uses for it? Then i-Teams can help!

Entrepreneurship trip to Argentina - apply by 25 June

Jun 18, 2018

Are you a PhD student or a postdoc running a successful technological startup? Global Shapers will cover a trip and accommodation to share your entrepreneurial experience in Argentina.

Join the Shaping Horizons 2019 organising committee - apply by 17 June

Jun 05, 2018

The Shaping Horizons 2019 organising committee are looking for motivated PhD students and postdocs to join them in creating a unique event that will bring together leaders from the UK and Latin America to discuss pressing challenges and promote diplomatic ties.

View all news