Online Q&A with Science Journalist Angela Saini around the topic of racism in science, medicine and academia

The University of Liverpool, Liverpool John Moores University, Equality in Science & Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine will be co-hosting an online Q&A session with Angela on Wednesday 24th June at 4.30pm. This event is now sold out, however, there will be an opportunity to watch the recording following the event. 

The event is open to all academic and professional services staff and PGRs from across all the institutions.

Angela Saini is a well-respected science journalist, who has led a BBC Four TV documentary on eugenics and is also author of Inferior: How Science Got Women Wrong, and Superior: The Return of Race Science, the latter of which was named by Nature as one of its top 10 books of 2019.

The event has been organised by Dr James Lea, Chair of the LGBT+ Staff and Postgraduate Network with support from the Chairs of the University’s Staff BAME Network (Dr Zainab Hussain) and Disability Staff Network (Dr Jenna Kenyani) with support from representatives from Equality in Science and Liverpool John Moores University (Dr Tori Sprung, EDI coordinator). The event promise to be an interesting, informative and highly topical discussion.

Professor Janet Beer, Vice Chancellor of the University of Liverpool, alongside other members of the senior leadership team from the three institutions will be attending to start off the discussions.

As Angela has kindly agreed to do this without charge all the Institutions have decided to donate to a charity of Angela’s choosing which will be the Stephen Lawrence Charitable Trust. If you would also like to make a donation you can find out more about the charity here:

The link to register for this event is here. The password to access the event is ‘equality’

Attendees are asked that questions for Angela are submitted with registration to try an enable as many different questions from people.

A link to the zoom session will be provided an hour before the event to all those registered.