How can we make Psychology more diverse?
It is clear that more work needs to be done in order to make Psychology more diverse – both in academic and applied settings. This consideration spans psychology teaching, professional training, and careers in psychology. After an introduction from each of our four panellists, this panel event will explore the following four themes:
• Barriers to accessing careers in psychology
• Addressing the representation issues within psychology
• Work that has been completed to diversify and decolonise teaching and professional training in psychology
• Everyone’s individual responsibility to take Diversity and Inclusion work forward
Panellists for this event are:
Chair – Dr Allán Laville, Dean for Diversity and Inclusion and Lecturer in Clinical Psychology, University of Reading. Member of the British Psychological Society (BPS) Presidential Taskforce for Diversity and Inclusion
Panellist – Dr Chinea Eziefula, Clinical Psychologist in Haematology and Service Lead for Haematology Psychology, Whittington Health NHS Trust and Camden & Islington NHS Foundation Trust
Panellist – Layne Whittaker, Undergraduate Psychology student at the Open University and British Sign Language Interpreter. Member of the BPS Presidential Taskforce for Diversity and Inclusion
Panellist – Martine Radcliffe, Chartered and Registered Forensic Psychologist, Her Majesty’s Prison and Probation Services. Member of the BPS Presidential Taskforce for Diversity and Inclusion
Admission Free. Booking requiredThis event is part of an exciting series of events being held in June to celebrate 100 years of Psychology at the University of Reading. For information about our other centenary events, please click the link below.