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Workshop: Accommodating diversity in the workplace

Date: 8th December 2022

Where: Whiteknights Campus, University of Reading

We are pleased to invite you to the first workshop in our “Accommodating Diversity in the Workplace” Series. We are a group of researchers based at the University of Reading working on a range of projects focusing on best ways to accommodate diversity in the workplace. We aim to understand issues relating to diversity and inclusion in the workplace, and consider the implications for good workplace practice and policy.

Attendance is free and includes a networking lunch and refreshments.

About the workshop

The purpose of the workshop is to bring together academics and organisations in an informal way to brainstorm and build a share understanding of the challenges around policy and practice related to various types of diversities.


Topics for discussion at the workshop:

  • The meaning of diversity in the workplace (what is and what is not diversity)
  • To what extent and how diversity enters hiring decisions
  • Diversity issues that we are currently addressing in our research and want to understand the challenges of employers when they decide on policies and practices on these issues

Who is the workshop aimed at?

HR professionals and others involved in designing and applying diversity policies in the workplace; Hiring and Line managers; Diversity & Inclusion representatives within the workplace; Employer organisations; Charities interested in diversity in the workplace.


Dr Sarah Jewell


University of Reading
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