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Be Inspired! Lecture Dr Kate Thomas

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University of Lincoln

Steven Langton Building

Brayford Way

Brayford Pool, England LN6 7TS

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“My Brilliant Career – and other stories.”

Kate’s current research, titled Gender(s) At Work, investigates how gender shapes experiences of employment and career in higher education. This research is aligned with Kate’s involvement in the Athena SWAN Charter, which recognises advancement of gender equality, representation, progression and success for all staff within the sector. In this presentation, Kate introduces and reports on her research, but also traces the choices and transitions within her own ‘career’; mapping experiences and ideas which have led her to challenge and critique the taken for granted in all her research. As a poet and cartoonist, Kate also shares some of her recent experiments with the poetic and the visual as ways to further explore and communicate her research findings

Dr Kate Carruthers Thomas is Senior Research Fellow and Project Manager for Athena SWAN at Birmingham City University, UK. Kate specialises in interdisciplinary enquiry into higher education, gender and inequalities and has a particular interest in social geography and spatial research methods. Between 2007-2014, Kate was the national convenor of the UALL (Universities Association for Lifelong Learning) Women in Lifelong Learning network. She is currently Co-convenor of the SRHE Access and Widening Participation Network.

This lecture is free to attend but prior booking is essential

The talk will be followed by a wine reception.

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