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EDI Webinar and Launch of EDI Annual report

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UCD Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Webinar 2021 & EDI Annual Report Report 2019-20 Launch

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UCD EDI invites you to our Equality Diversity and Inclusion Webinar and virtual launch event for the Equality Diversity and Inclusion Annual Report 2019-2020 on 4 March 2021.

Professor Colin Scott will open the event and provide an overview of the Annual Report content as well as a summary of key EDI activities and initiatives for the 2019 – 2020 Academic Year, which were impacted by the challenges imposed by COVID-19.

The event will feature a keynote from Professor Kalwant Bhopal, Director of Birmingham University’s Centre for Research in Race and Education (CRRE) on the importance of Race and Ethnic Equality in Higher Education and from Joan Freeman, psychologist, mental health activist and founder of Pieta House on the importance of Mental Health and Wellbeing. The event will also include a panel discussion on Mental Health and Wellbeing in the context of COVID-19 with speakers from Spectrum.Life, UCD’s Employee Assistance Service provider, and members of the new UCD Mental Health & Wellbeing Steering Group and UCD Mental Health & Wellbeing Support Colleagues.

Themes:

The journey towards Race and Ethnic Equality in Higher Education Institutions

Mental Health and Wellbeing - COVID-19 One Year On

Speakers:

Professor Colin Scott, UCD Vice-President for Equality Diversity and Inclusion

Professor Kalwant Bhopal, Director, Centre for Research in Race and Education, Birmingham University

Joan Freeman, psychologist, politician, mental health activist and founder of Pieta House

Panel - Mental Wellbeing and COVID-19

Dr Emelina Ellis, Clinical Excellence Lead, Spectrum.Life

Professor Eilis Hennessy, UCD Mental Health & Wellbeing Steering Group

Professor Graeme Warren, UCD Mental Health & Wellbeing Support Colleagues

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Date: Thursday 4 March 2021

Time: 10:00am – 12:00pm

Venue: Zoom Webinar

ZoomWebnar Link: https://ucd-ie.zoom.us/j/61053267241

Moderator: Marcellina Fogarty, UCD Strategic EDI Manager

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