February 10th, 2020
The University wants to hear experiences of staff participating in scientific outreach and public engagement online.
We are keen to hear from staff working in STEMM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics and Medicine)-based subjects as well as those working in social sciences (e.g. psychology, economics, sociology/sociolinguistics.)
The survey goes live today (Monday 10 February) and closes on Friday 20 March.
You can take part in the survey here. (O365 login required)
Responses to the survey will feed into ongoing research being conducted by STEMM-CHANGE, an EPSRC-funded project driving a positive change in culture and practices in Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI).
In undertaking this research the University hopes to better understand how the online presence of scientists, engineers, technicians, medics, and other researchers is evaluated and judged in global public spaces.
A key dimension of this study is looking at the digital discrimination, bias and harassment that may be experienced by professionals participating in these kinds of activities, and the hidden barriers to inclusion they potentially introduce when encountered.
The survey is completely anonymous – at no point will you be asked for your name or any personally identifiable information, including institutional or industrial affiliation.
For more information about this research and its role in the wider STEMM-CHANGE project at the University, please contact:
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