May 2019

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The Workplace: Glassed and Gendered

Location:
Alun A1.01 (Management Centre)
Time:
Thursday 23 May 2019, 11:00–12:00
Presenter:
Dr Kate Thomas, Senior Research Fellow/Athena SWAN Project Manager, Birmingham City University
Contact:
Alison Wiggett
01248 388376

Session Overview
A presentation of findings from a contemporary UK research project Gender(s) at Work investigating gendered experiences of work and career in higher education.  Participants included female, male and gender non-binary staff in academic and professional services roles across one UK university. This presentation draws on participants’ narratives and ‘organisational maps’.  Suitable for academic and professional audiences including Athena SWAN and EDI teams.
 
Biography
Dr Kate Carruthers Thomas is a Senior Research Fellow and Athena SWAN Project Manager at Birmingham City University, UK.   She specialises in interdisciplinary enquiry into contemporary higher education, inequalities and gender and has a particular interest in spatial methods and analyses. Kate has translated her recent research into the gendered higher education workplace into a touring programme of presentations, workshops and performance.  Kate blogs at the g word (www.thegword2017.wordpress.com).

For more information please contact Alison Wiggett (a.wiggett@bangor.ac.uk)

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