The Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) report into racial harassment in higher education has been published (23 October 2019). The report sets out to better understand the experiences of staff and students who have been subject to racial harassment and how effectively they can seek redress.
The funding, part of a £170 million investment into training the next generation of bioscientists, was revealed today [24 Oct] by Prime Minister Boris Johnson who was speaking at an event on enhancing skills in bioscience and Artificial Intelligence (AI) to develop a world-class, highly skilled UK workforce.
On Saturday 19 October, 12noon-6pm, electronic music artist Aïsha Devi will present at We The Curious, the world premiere of I Am Not Always Where My Body Is, an unprecedented multi-user VR experience, commissioned by Simple Things and produced in collaboration with Pussykrew and Zubr and with support from Smart Internet Lab, Brigstow Institute, Watershed, and South West Creative Technology Network (SWCTN).
There are 800,000 suicide deaths annually, and the vast majority (76 per cent) are from LMIC. However, current evidence into suicide prevention is largely based on high-income countries (HIC) and suggests more than 80 per cent of suicidal behaviour is linked to psychiatric disorders. Prevention initiatives in LMIC have been relatively neglected to date.