LJMU launches University Funded Diversity and Inclusion Scheme



Grants up to £10,000 for Diversity and Inclusion research

LJMU is providing grants to academic staff, students, and professional services staff, to work on research across the university related to Diversity and Inclusion.

The University Funded Diversity and Inclusion Scheme will provide grants of up to £10,000 for research projects aimed at challenging discrimination and inequality, increasing representation of underrepresented groups, diversity and inclusion and facilitating implementation of good practice at university. Grants that add value to LJMU’s access and participation strategy will also be welcome.

Who can apply?

The scheme is particularly interested in collaborative projects including any combination of academic staff, students, and professional services staff. Collaborations with our local/regional communities are also encouraged.

What should be the focus of the research?

The fund will provide grants of up to £10,000. Applicants will be required to demonstrate purpose, scope of impact and outcomes within their applications and their research project should focus on any of the following:

  • Black student attainment gap
  • Care leavers,
  • People estranged from their families
  • People from Gypsy, Roma, and Traveller communities.
  • Neurodiversity
  • Northern Irish students
  • White young working-class male students.
  • Projects targeting specific demographics/groups of student/staff/community groups.
  • Decolonising /Inclusive curriculum
  • Recruitment and progression of staff from ethnically diverse communities

How to apply?

You can find the application form and more information regarding the criteria and selection process on the University Funded Diversity and Inclusion Scheme webpage.

The closing date for applications in Tuesday 28 February.

Any questions?

For any further enquiries about the scheme or application process contact the Diversity and Inclusion Team.

 



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