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Evidence for Equality: the future of equality in higher education

Presenting a stimulating and authoritative picture of equality and diversity in higher education - the progress, the challenges and the case for equality

A collection of thought-provoking and informed keynote speeches first presented at ECU’s Evidence for Equality conference, November 2008.

Detaching origins from destiny: higher education and the equality agenda
  • Trevor Phillips OBE, Chair of Equality and Human Rights Commission
Embedding equality: a Hefce perspective
  • Professor David Eastwood, Chief Executive of Higher Education Funding Council for England
‘Extreme isolation’: experiences of disabled international students in UK universities
  • Armineh Soorenian, Centre for Disability Studies, University of Leeds
‘Standards will drop’: dispelling fears about the equality agenda in higher education
  • Professor Chris Brink, Vice-Chancellor of Newcastle University
Sophisticated narratives: equality and the role of governing bodies
  • Simon Fanshawe, Chair of Council, University of Sussex