Under Our Skin: what do we mean when we talk about race?

This interactive site from the Seattle Times features conversations that explore what we mean when we talk about race. This selections of videos and interactive media includes discussions of microaggressions and the language around race and racism. https://projects.seattletimes.com/2016/under-our-skin/# About the Project “Under Our Skin grew out of conversations about how …

Universities Can Be Allies in Confronting Racism

In this post from WonkHe, Shaminder Takhar Associate Professor of Sociology at London South Bank University argues  that anti-racism isn’t always comfortable, but true allyship demands action and accountability from universities in support of #BlackLivesMatter… Universities can be allies in confronting racism Oct 6, 2020

Recognising and Counteracting Transphobia and Microaggressions against Trans and/or Non-binary people: A Resource for Academics

This resource has been co-produced with students at the University of Edinburgh to help staff understand and recognise microaggressions based on transphobia and misunderstanding of the trans and/or non-binary experience. The resource provides practical steps to counteract microaggressions and transphobia and create identity safety for all our students and colleagues. …

Recognising and Counteracting Sexuality-based Microaggressions: advice for teaching staff

This resource is intended to help you to: Understand what a microaggression is |  Understand sexuality and the roots of sexuality-based microaggressions | Identify the most common forms of sexuality-based microaggression | Learning some practical ways to counteract microaggressions and create and inclusive environment for all students | Find further …

Digital First or Education First? Why We Shouldn’t Let a Virus Undermine our Educational Artistry

In this article, Gert Biesta Professor of Public Education at the Centre for Public Education and Pedagogy, Maynooth University, Ireland, and Professorial Fellow in Educational Theory and Pedagogy at the Moray House School of Education and Sport, University of Edinburgh, argues that even in our current unprecedented situation, education begins …

Recognising and Counteracting Racial Microaggressions

This resource, developed by Lecturer in University Learning and Teaching Rayya Ghul with artwork by Kirsty Johnston and in consultation with students: Aisha Janki Akinola, Tumi Akeke, Raahat Manrai, Brenda Mioki, Natasha Ruwona is intended to help you to: Understand what a microaggression is, Understand the effect of microaggressions on …

Diverse and Inclusive Curricula: Where, When and How?

In this post, the authors reflect on their experience of running a 60 minute online workshop on diversity and inclusion in the curriculum with a focus on translating issues of diversity and inclusion into a Science & Engineering setting… Diverse and Inclusive Curricula: Where, When and How? Aug 27, 2020