BAME Staff Network Group Events
We run a number of events throughout the year and suggestions are always welcome.
21 March 2018 - 14.45-17.10 Simon Building Lecture Theatre D
International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination
"Culturally Aware Health Care Services"
- Dr Hema Radhakrishnan- Associate Dean for Social Responsibility, Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health
- Sandra Cahill- Specialist midwife for asylum seekers, St Mary’s Hospital
- Dr Dawn Edge- BME Women & Mental Health: UoM Academic Lead for Equality, Diversity & Inclusion
- Neil Bendel- Public Health Specialist (Health intelligence)
- Becoming culturally aware. A workshop to discuss how patient’s cultural differences can affect their treatment.
Here's a flavour of what's happened in the past:
November 2017: Arthur Lewis Lecture. This year's Arthur Lewis Lecture was given by the journalist and author Gary Younge.
October 2017: We held some great events for Black History Month and you can read all about them in our dedicated section.
May 2017: EXTERNAL EVENT: Tayo Aluko 'Just an Ordinary Lawyer' Tues 30 and Wed 31.
December 2016: an informal gathering over mince pies and other refreshments en
October 2016: A panel discussion talking about the network group and Race Equality Charter Mark took place
Summer 2016: Our annual BBQ took place at the International Society Café on 25 July. There was plenty of food, chat and networking. See the pictures on our Sharepoint site!
February 2016: ‘UCU Day of Action on Race Equality’ conference. Full programme: here http://manchester.web.ucu.org.uk/files/2016/01/UCUDayofActiononRaceEquality10.02.16.pdf
December 2015: informal get together Monday 14 December with hot drinks and mince pies served as well as music to help the event along.
November 2015: We have a new identifier which can be used on signatures (for example) and will be used on all future network communications.
October 2015: Black History Month: a hugely successful and over-subscribed event took place with special guests. These included the new Chancellor Lemn Sissay.
September 2015: NAME CHANGE - members were consulted on changing the name of the network.
June 2015: Lemn Sissay has recently been elected Chancellor of The University of Manchester. We look forward to welcoming and working with him. (See: this article)
June 2015: A new email address has been created to facilitate contacting the BME chairs. This is: BME.CHAIRS@manchester.ac.uk
June 2015: Election Update: Elections were held in June; Georgina Lewis and Berrisford Edwards were elected as co-chairs. They were introduced to the group at a presentation and introduction meeting held on June 9