SISA7 - Starting a network: LGBTQ researchers and researcher developers

Day Day 1
Session Special Interest
Start time 17.30
Code SISA7
Dr Kieran Fenby-Hulse, Programme Manager: Early and Middle Career Researcher Development, Coventry University


Facilitated by Dr Kieran Fenby-Hulse, an LGBTQ researcher developer and researcher, this special interest session seeks to set aside some time to think in detail about issues currently faced by LGBTQ researchers and researcher developers and how universities and those working in researcher development can support LGBTQ staff. The workshop will take an open forum approach for people to discuss challenges, share experiences, and propose best practice.


  • Developing a pipeline of research talent, including widening participation, strategies to attract and retain research talent, and approaches to mainstreaming equality and diversity for researchers in the research environment