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Royal Society Tender

21 August 2013

A team from Westminster Business School has been successful in winning a £30,000 contract bid to conduct research on diversity among the scientific workforce. The research is organised under The Royal Society’s 4-year programme Leading the way: increasing diversity in the scientific workforce.

The multi-disciplinary Westminster team includes an Internal Steering Committee comprised of Professor Linda Clarke and Professor Peter Urwin from Westminster Business School with Dr Miriam Dwek from the School of Life Sciences.

The research team comprises principally Elizabeth Michielsens, Dr Sylvia Snijders and Dr Angela Wright from Westminster Business School.


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