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Stef Monaco to lead Opencast’s…

28.11.2023

Independent technology consultancy Opencast has appointed a head of social impact, reaffirming its commitment to being a purpose-driven business. Stef Monaco’s appointment comes months after the company submitted an application…

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North East leads the way…

01.09.2023

A new study from Sage has revealed how the North East tops the country in terms of the best places for female startup entrepreneurs. The study explores where women entrepreneurs…

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LGBTQIA+ Conference results in global…

25.07.2023

“This was not just a day to sit and listen” The ‘unprecedented’ success of the first International LGBTQIA+ conference has led to a collaboration of global experts joining forces to…

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New Northcoders £15,000 Gender Diversity…

15.05.2023

Northcoders – one of the UK’s leading independent providers of training programmes for software coding and data engineering – has launched a brand-new Gender Diversity Fund that has been created…

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Black History Month: “Our ultimate…

12.10.2022

Sunderland researchers are drawing on Black History Month to raise awareness of their study that aims to develop an intervention in partnership with black men that highlights the risk of…

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Roaring success: finding the next…

04.08.2022

Fresh off the back of England Women’s Euro 2022 success, the University of Sunderland is offering a unique chance to find the star female players of tomorrow. Team Sunderland, the…

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New report finds widespread abuse…

02.08.2022

“It’s very bleak and we’ve just lifted the lid”   The abuse that autistic people have experienced at the hands of someone they know and the difficulties they face in…

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Women in Tech North East…

18.07.2022

A new network is launching to connect women in technology in the North East. Women in Tech North East is an inclusive network for people who identify as women in…

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Lecturer’s role in new project…

30.06.2022

Created in 1978 by American artist and activist Gilbert Baker, the Rainbow Pride Flag has become one of the most recognised symbols in the world, powered by a message of…

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WHY CULTURAL DIVERSITY IS GOOD…

29.06.2022

Cultural diversity is no longer considered just a buzzword. There are various benefits to diversity and companies are ready to reap the rewards. Building a team while keeping cultural diversity…

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Northcoders launches Queer coded –…

16.06.2022

Newcastle-based Northcoders – one of the UK’s leading independent providers of training programmes for software coding – has launched a brand new podcast called Queer coded that is all about…

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Playing with Pride

30.05.2022

Next month is Pride month – a time to recognise and celebrate of the lives, achievements, and history of the LGBTQI+ community… And one Sunderland PhD student is taking this…

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The thin pink line

17.05.2022

International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia comes around on May 17 every year, marking the day that the World Health Organisation (WHO) declassified ‘homosexuality’ from the International Classification of…

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A true high-flyer

27.04.2022

Inspirational Captain shares career experiences at University of Sunderland Women in Leadership event   During the Covid-19 pandemic, airline pilot Captain Emma Henderson decided to take on a new challenge…

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Improving access to postgraduate research…

22.12.2021

The University of Sunderland is part of a nationwide initiative which aims to tackle persistent inequalities that create barriers for Black, Asian and minority ethnic students to access and take…

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HIV stigma isn’t going away

29.11.2021

A unique and powerful charter mark created by a Sunderland lecturer to increase employers’ commitments to becoming HIV-friendly is relaunching to tackle the ongoing workplace stigma surrounding the virus. Since…

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Student helps shine a light…

16.11.2021

A University of Sunderland student has teamed up with an award-winning North East film company to help produce a gritty, interactive drama that tackles teenage pregnancy and how disabled people…

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New toolkit helps North East…

04.11.2021

A practical toolkit for employers on how to reduce their gender pay gap has been launched by North East England Chamber of Commerce with support from Home Group. All of…

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Skills Bootcamps to be delivered…

04.08.2021

TechUP – Improving diversity within Tech TechUP is delighted to have been selected to take part in national Skills Bootcamps, free adult courses, designed to boost career prospects in the…

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TECH CONFERENCE WILL FOCUS ON…

27.04.2021

The region’s biggest tech conference will this year focus on how the north east’s IT sector has successfully responded to the Covid pandemic. The annual Dynamo conference attracts delegates from…

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ARE YOU AN INCLUSIVE #HERO…

03.12.2020

The search is on for role models who can inspire the region’s tech sector to be more diverse. Regional tech champion Dynamo has launched its #HERO campaign to find local…

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DYNAMITES SHORTLIST IS REVEALED

29.09.2020

The shortlist for the Dynamites 20, the region’s IT and technology awards, has been revealed. The awards, organised by north east tech network Dynamo and sponsored by Home Group, are…

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Difrent to hold a ‘Difrent…

20.08.2020

26th August, 12-12.45pm Diversity – are we getting the basics right? With Covid-19 still front and centre across the globe, diversity hasn’t been far behind. This pandemic has shone an…

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New post: Northumbria students launch green awareness campaign for Metro operator dynamonortheast.co.uk/northum…

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