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Co-POWeR Policy Brief Launch at Westminster


On the morning of Wednesday 15 June, Co-POWeR will present its policy recommendations at the Launch of the Policy Brief, in Portcullis House, Westminster, London. Hosted by Naz Shah, MP, and supported by the Women's Budget Group and the Race and Community APPG, Co-POWeR will present on the experiences of Black, Asian, and minority ethnic...

Generation Delta Goldsmiths Studentships: Call for Applicants


Generation Delta Goldsmiths Studentships: Call for Applicants for Entry, September 2022. Deadline for receipt of applications, 17:00 on Friday, 10 June. The Graduate School is very pleased to announce the call for applications for two Generation Delta Goldsmiths Studentships, for doctoral study. This initiative builds on and contributes to the recently launched OFS / Research England...

Co-POWeR's Professor Solanke appointed as University of Oxford’s new Jacques Delors Professor of European Law


Congratulations to Iyiola Solanke who has taken up the appointment of Somerville College Oxford's new Jacques Delors Professor of European Law. The Somerville law tutors (Professor Julie Dickson, Professor Christopher Hare, and Dr Achas Burin) added: We are really looking forward to welcoming Professor Solanke to Somerville in the new academic year. Her range of...

WP1 report published on UK Parliament's website


In early 2022, WP1 submitted a two page report to the UK Parliament call for evidence on the operational effectiveness of the Coronavirus Act. It highlighted the difficulty of using the police to handle health crises such as the pandemic and the consequences of this for the effectiveness of the Coronavirus Act. This is because...

Congratulations - PhD success


It is with the greatest of pleasure that we share the wonderful news that on Wednesday 16 March, Co-POWeR's Research Project Manager, Shareefa Fadhel, passed her PhD viva and was awarded a doctorate from the University of Leeds. Shareefa’s thesis is entitled ‘Shifting Sands: Khaleeji Women in the Discourse of Development’ and is from the School...

Celebrating International Women's Day


Tuesday 08 March is International Women's Day and the IWD theme for 2022 is #BreakTheBias   Imagine a gender equal world. A world free of bias, stereotypes, and discrimination. A world that is diverse, equitable, and inclusive. A world where difference is valued and celebrated. Together we can forge women's equality. Collectively we can all #BreakTheBias....

Monica Lakhanpaul on London Live News


Professor Lakhanpaul appeared on the London Live news programme (24 February 2022) speaking to Hebe Campbell in an interview about asthma and the impact from COVID-19, particularly on children living in poverty. Visit Watch Again: London Live News, 24 February (from approx. 18 minutes) to listen to Monica discuss this topical and relevant matter. (Image:...

Dr Anita Sharma represents WP2 at two community events for women


In December 2021, Work Package 2 publicised Co-POWeR and the emergent findings of WP2 (Children, Young People and Families) with the Tower Hamlets Women’s Network which is facilitated by Account3. The Network works to support local, ethnically diverse women to come together to share ideas, explore current issues, support each other to achieve, and find...