Researchers' Week Events 2022

The Inclusivity Conference
Tuesday, 21st June 2022


9:00 to 9:20 am

Setting the context for Inclusivity 
Professor Ian Campbell

9:20 to 9:40 am

Building the Foundations of the Inclusive University 
Professor Julia Clarke

9:40 to 10:20 am

Address by Deans of Faculties 
Professor Damien Page, Professor David Proverbs & Professor Clare Schofield.

10:20 to 10:35 am


10:35 to 10:45 am

UoW Student Union (SU): Focus on Inclusive Student Belonging 
Nirmla Devi, CEO

10:45 to 11:15am

SU Liberation Reps - Panel Discussion
Chair: Angel Morphew

11:15 am to 12:00 pm

Inclusive Pedagogy/Spaces – Panel discussion
(Chair: Professor Phil Gravestock) Professor Dave Webster, Dr Laurence Eagle, Dr Debra Cureton, Professor John Traxler, Tanya Mpofu & Jo-Anne Watts

12:00 to 12:15 pm

Creating LGBTQ+ inclusive spaces? 
Dr James Lovelock

12:15 to 1:00 pm


1:00 to 1:15pm

Closing the gaps through inclusive practice at UoW  
Dr Ada Adeghe

1:15 to 4:15 pm

School/ Department Led Activities
Chaired by School Inclusivity Leads/E&D Champions)

4:15 to 4:30 pm

Reflections on Day One 
Professor Phil Gravestock

Link to join event in MS Teams

Inclusivity Conference

Inclusivity and Research: EDI, Decolonising Research, and the Research Degree
Wednesday, 22nd June 2022

9:00 to 9:15 am

The Inclusive University
Angela Spence, Chair, UoW Board of Governors

9:15 to 10:15 am

Feedback from Faculties/Professional departments  
Dr Lisa Millar, Dr Ruth Shiner & Dr Rachel Morgan-Guthrie

10:15 am to 10:30 am


10:30 am to 11:50 am

Decolonising Research/Research degrees
Dr Debra Cureton

11:50 am to 12:00 pm


12:00 pm to 12:20 pm

SU Decolonise Project
Angel Morphew, VP diversity

12:20 pm to 12:45 pm

Justice Equity Diversity Inclusion (JEDI) Project  
Louis Gray & Ahecia Taylor

12:45 pm to 1:30 pm


1:30 pm to 2:30 pm

Dr Arun Verma, Head of the Race Equality Charter, Advance HE

2:30 pm to 4:00 pm


  • WLT Awards Show Case (Chair: Prof Megan Lawton)
  • WLT Innovations Awards Show Case (Chair: Prof John Traxler)
  • Inclusivity In Sports Research Show Case (Chair: Dr Ronnie Richards)
  • LGBTQi+ Research (Chair: Dr James Lovelock) 

4:00 pm to 4:15 pm

Bringing it all together
Professor Phil Gravestock

4:15 pm to 4:30 pm

Closing Remarks  
Professor Julia Clarke

6:00 pm to 7:00 pm

The University of Wolverhampton Lecture by Clare Dickens MBE. 
Suicide Prevention and Postvention.