Each year the Equal Opportunities Committee invites a guest speaker to deliver a public lecture on equality issues relevant to the University. It is one of the various methods that the University employs, in order to promote equal opportunity issues to its staff and students.
Past lectures have included:
Professor Teresa Rees CBE - Pro-Vice Chancellor Cardiff University
“Gender Equality, Done and Dusted?” Women and Science in Universities.
EO Lecture Presentation 2008
Dr Kevin Fitzpatrick - Disability Rights Commissioner Wales
“The Disability Equality Duty – Social Justice at last?”
EO Lecture Presentation 2006
Jane Davidson AM – Minister for Education and Lifelong Learning
“Taking forward the equality commitment in the Government of Wales Act in relation to Education”.
Professor Joyce Hill – Director of the Equality Challenge Unit
“Seizing the Moment: The Opportunities for Change in UK Higher Education”.
Dr Kevin Fitzpatrick – Commissioner of the Disability Rights Commission (Wales)
“Equality of Opportunity is Meaningless Without Equality of Outcome”.
Kate Bennett – Director of the Equal Opportunities Commission in Wales
“Key Issues for Women in the Workforce”.
Professor Tariq Modood – University of Bristol
“Ethnicity and Employment in Higher Education”