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Pride and Prejudice - breaking down barriers in science

Date/Time: Monday, 23rd November 2015 10:00 - 16:00

Venue: 6 - 9 Carlton Road, London

This year, the Society’s Annual Diversity Conference will examine the barriers to entry and progression in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) that impact underrepresented groups with a particular focus on bias.
The Keynote speaker is Harvard Professor Mahzarin R. Banaji, founder of Project Implicit will deliver an interactive seminar entitled 'Blindspot: Hidden Biases of Good People'. Project Implicit is utilised extensively in the field of unconscious bias.
The conference is free to attend, although online registration is required.