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True Potential PUFin shortlisted for GED Awards 2017

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The Noon Centre for Equality and Diversity in Business at the University of East London has announced the nominees for the 4th Annual Global Equality & Diversity (GED) Awards, the prestigious yearly celebration that recognises outstanding individuals and organisations developing and adopting new approaches to equality and diversity in business.

We are very pleased to announce that The True Potential Centre for the Public Understanding of Finance (True Potential PUFin) at The Open University Business School has been nominated for the Research Award.

This year’s ceremony will celebrate excellence in equality and diversity Research, Transparency and Impact. There is also a UEL Chancellor’s Award and a special Lord Noon Award (sponsored by Holman Fenwick Willan) for outstanding individual achievement in advancing equality and diversity. 

As businesses and organisations increasingly operate in the world of big data and transparency, this year’s entries demonstrate tremendous effort and insight into the new generation of equality, diversity and inclusion activity. GED Awards are a celebration of effort and achievement but also represent the next generation of benchmarks for research that informs bold change, using transparency in measuring the impact and revising action plans.

Dr Jana Javornik, Director of the Noon Centre for Equality & Diversity in Business

Award winners will be announced at the GED Conference in the presence of The Rt Hon Maria Miller MP, Chair, Women and Equalities Select Committee and other expert speakers and delegates.

The award ceremony will take place on Thursday 30th November 2017 at the Crowne Plaza London Docklands; both the conference and award ceremony will be filmed and streamed live online and will be made available to watch on demand.

The full list of nominees for the Research Award are:

  • Challenging Gendered Media Mis(s)Representations of Women Professionals and Leaders, Roehampton University
  • The True Potential Centre for the Public Understanding of Finance (True Potential PUFin), The Open University Business School
  • Moving Ahead Project, Northamptonshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
  • Lookism; is a candidates appearance a precursor for role suitability?, Medway NHS Foundation Trust
  • Intellectual Property Office – Researching inventor gender profiles in worldwide patenting, Intellectual Property Office

About the awards

The 4th Annual Global Equality & Diversity (GED) Awards are held in conjunction with the Global Equality & Diversity (GED) Conference and recognise best practice in a number of categories: transparency, using research and making an impact with a Chancellor’s award and a special Lord Noon Award for outstanding individual achievement in advancing equality and diversity.

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