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The Diversity in UK Polar Science team are delighted to welcome Dr Karen Salt as speaker in their next public webinar on Wednesday 7 October 2020.
Dr Karen Salt has over 26 years’ worth of experience working in and with communities, organisations, charities and governmental bodies, including running non-profits and engaging in community development work. An expert on sovereignty, power, collective activism and systems of governance, she has led and collaborated on a number of research projects, many of which explore participatory democracy, trust and collective governance. She is a former member of the Arts and Humanities Research Council Advisory Board and continues to contribute to UK and international conversations about transformational social justice and institutional change.
Dr Karen Salt will share her experiences and expertise in ‘A journey through UK science as a researcher and lead investigator’ Zoom webinar at 11:00am BST, 7 October 2020. Followed by a Q&A session to enable further discussion.
Diversity in UK Polar Science Initiative
Diversity in UK Polar Science (#DiversityinPolarScience on social media) is an initiative funded by the Foreign & Commonwealth Office, hosted at British Antarctic Survey, to promote and enhance polar research opportunities in the UK for all currently under-represented groups, including women, BAME, LGBTQ+ and people with disabilities. Diversity in UK Polar Science will be hosting a series of online public talks to explore the challenges and achievements of people from underrepresented groups in roles linked to Polar Science, and looking for ways to facilitate greater representation in future.
We hope you can join us on 7 October 2020, 11:00am BST, at the following link: https://ukri.zoom.us/j/96524359168
Previous Talk ‘Diversity, Leadership and how to bring people on the journey with you – even to Antarctica’
You can re-watch the previous Diversity in UK Polar Science public talk ‘Diversity, Leadership and how to bring people on the journey with you – even to Antarctica’ delivered by Ben Merrick, Her Majesty’s Commissioner for the British Antarctic Territory and Director of the Overseas Territories Directorate at the Foreign & Commonwealth Office, at the following link: https://youtu.be/No555HNUPCA
Diversity in UK Polar Science Resource Page: https://www.bas.ac.uk/project/diversity-in-uk-polar-science-initiative/diversity-in-uk-polar-science-resources/
Diversity in UK Polar Science Blogs: https://www.bas.ac.uk/project/diversity-in-uk-polar-science-initiative/#blog