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WBS Academics Awarded Research Contract with Imperial College London

21 March 2017

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Dr Kathlyn Wilson, Professor Peter Urwin and Dr Angela Wright have been awarded a research contract from Imperial College London. 

 

Dr Kathlyn Wilson, Professor Peter Urwin and Dr Angela Wright have been awarded a research contract from Imperial College London.

The research will investigate the barriers to Fellowship and Lectureship applications experienced by female and Black, Asian, and Minority Ethnic (BAME) early career researchers at Imperial College.

The study will involve compilation and analysis of internal quantitative data to identify representation of BAME and female early career researchers in comparison to Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA) sector-wide figures. It will include the collection of qualitative data to explore experiences and perceptions of relevant stakeholders. 


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Westminster Business School, University of Westminster, is one of London’s leading centres for professional business education. The School offers a wide range of undergraduate, postgraduate and professional programmes, including the AMBA accredited MBA.

All of our degrees are professionally focused and prepare students for working in their chosen careers. Alongside our quality courses, students have opportunities to enhance their practical experience through internships, professional placements and study abroad. Our central London location provides strong links with the business and government communities enabling us to bring practitioners and experts into the classroom on a regular basis.

We have a diverse student population which reflects London’s demographic variety and every year we welcome hundreds of students from Asia, Australia, continental Europe and the United States. We also have visiting scholars and researchers from all over the world. Although we are a school with a strongly international outlook, we also offer a range of part-time qualifications for working professionals.