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Professor Rai elected as Fellow of the British Academy


Congratulations to Co-POWeR's Shirin M. Rai who has been elected as a Fellow of the British Academy for outstanding achievement in the humanities and social sciences. Founded in 1902, the British Academy is the UK’s national academy for the humanities and social sciences. It is a Fellowship of over 1400 of the leading minds in...

Professor Ayisi wins awards on the international film festival circuit


Congratulations to Co-POWeR's Florence Ayisi whose documentary film The Bronze Men of Cameroon has achieved great success in 2021 film festivals. Winner: Best International Documentary at the International Black Diaspora Film Festival (IBDFF), Toronto, Canada - June 2021. Winner: Grand Prize at the 2021 West African Film Festival, Houston, Texas, USA - March 2021. Nomination:...

Professor Solanke on BBC Radio


On Saturday 26 June, Co-POWeR's Professor Iyiola Solanke spoke to Liz Green Live on BBC Radio (BBC Radio Leeds, BBC Radio Sheffield, BBC Radio York - BBC Yorkshire). Topics discussed were Iyiola's personal background, her professional life including her role as a University of Leeds Dean for Equality, Diversity and Inclusion, and about the exciting...

Registration now open: Co-POWeR Virtual Launch Event


The Co-POWeR project launch will take place virtually, via Zoom, on Wednesday 30 June 2021, from 2-4pm. More information and registration information There are two viruses affecting people from Black and Minority Ethnic communities across the UK. One is COVID-19, and the other is discrimination. We want to illustrate that COVID-19 is exacerbating the experience of...

Research project explores impact of COVID-19 on BAME groups


Professor Iyiola Solanke from the University's School of Law has been awarded £2.5m to create the Consortium on Practices Of Wellbeing and Resilience in Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic Families and Communities (Co-POWeR). Researchers will investigate the combined impact of COVID-19 and racial discrimination on wellbeing and resilience across these groups, aiming to create a...