LID2020

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As part of the University's ongoing EDI self-evaluation processes, the annual Lincoln Inclusion & Diversity Conference (LID2020) brought together staff across the University to highlight initiatives, celebrate successes, share best practice, and critically evaluate the University's progress against its EDI ambitions.


LID2020 took place on 19 February 2020. With over 100 participants from across the academic and professional services communities, the conference focussed on three of our key projects:



LID2020 Programme


Opening comments

Prof Liz Mossop (VCO)


Session 1: Inclusivity

CHAIR: Dr Michael Toze

  • Dr Xiaotong Zhu (LHERI) LEAP (Lincoln Equality of Attainment Project)
  • Farhan Ahmed (LIBS) Decolonising the curriculum
  • Dr Hilary Hamnett (CHM) Embedding D&I into the undergraduate curriculum
  • Dr Udeni Salmon (EGC) The value odf staff support networks

​Breakout 1: Reflecting on an inclusive workplace culture

FACILITATOR: Prof Graham Law

"An inclusive workplace makes diversity work"


Session 2: Breaking barriers

CHAIR: Prof Lucie Armitt


Breakout 2: Moving forwards

FACILITATOR: Prof Abigail Powell

Embedding & doing. feedback & suggestion; collecting thoughts & ideas


Next steps & closing comments

Prof Belinda Colston (EGC)


LID2020 Poster Presentations


Race Equality project



Inclusive curriculum project


  • Clear - Acccessible -Transparent (CAT): perspectives on language support for second-language users — Matthew Bayly (English Language Centre)
  • LEGO serious play: a tool for embedding EDI in the curriculum (closing the BAME attainment gap) — Marcella Forster (School of Film & Media)
  • Students setting the example for inclusive  teaching & learning — Nikita-Lewis Duke, Dr Michael Shaw (Lincoln Academy of Learning & Teaching)
  • What can the Library do? Creating an inclusive university environment — Oonagh Monaghan (Library)

Athena SWAN project



Broad EDI