Inclusive careers support for undergraduate physics students provided by the White Rose Industrial Physics Academy

The White Rose Industrial Physics Academy (WRIPA) is a collaboration between business and the university physics departments of Hull, Leeds, Nottingham, Sheffield and York. Funded by the OfS, WRIPA places a strong emphasis on supporting physics students to find regional technical work. As part of this endeavour the WRIPA team at the Department of Physics,… Read More Inclusive careers support for undergraduate physics students provided by the White Rose Industrial Physics Academy

When the adjustments need adjustments: managing the COVID-19 work from home challenges

Careers Consultant, Viki Chinn, reflects on the challenges faced as a disabled individual in a time where COVID-19 has changed the way we work and collaborate: Before COVID-19 I wonder what I would have said if someone had told me six months ago that there would be a period of time, in the not too… Read More When the adjustments need adjustments: managing the COVID-19 work from home challenges

Upcoming disability conferences

For information – details of two external disability related conferences that might be of interest to readers of this blog: In Defence of Disability: De Montfort University’s third annual disability conference. 6-7 June 2018 at DMU Hugh Aston Building, Leicester Speakers will include: Bettina Rigg, Partner, Veale Wasbrough Vizards LLP Phil Scarffe, Head of Student… Read More Upcoming disability conferences

Stammering – a useful employer resource

  Those of you who are members of The AGCAS Disability Development Network (DDN) discussion list may have already seen this Understanding Stammering (Nov 2017) Guide for Employers created by The Employers Stammering Network (ESN) (a British Stammering Association (BSA) initiative). This is a really useful and comprehensive resource, so we thought we would share on the blog… Read More Stammering – a useful employer resource