Decolonising DMU Podcast

The Decolonising DMU podcast delves different aspects of the work undertaken by the Decolonising DMU project at De Montfort University. This includes examining student experiences of HE, staff perspectives on teaching and research cultures and also the work of professional services such as Welfare, Library and Learning Services and Admissions.

Each month Gurvinder Aujla-Sidhu, a Fair Outcome Champion who works on the project interviews/chats with colleagues and students to examine changes at DMU and discuss and reflect upon changes to UK Higher Education and society.

Each episode, explores different issues with a range of interviewees.

BAME Professors Decolonising DMU

Why do Black Professors in UK only account for less than 1 percent of the workforce? And despite a raft of initiatives including Athena Swan, why do male professors continue to outnumber female professors by a ratio of 3 to 1. This episode examines the double discrimination that some minority ethnic female lecturers can experience and offers advice for those aspiring to make it to Professor.  A panel discussion with Host Gurvinder Aujla-Sidhu and Bertha Ochieng – Professor of integrated health and social care Professor Susha Patel – Pro Vice-Chancellor and Dean for the Faculty of Computing, Engineering and Media and Ismini Vasileious Associate Professor in Information Systems https://www.advance-he.ac.uk/equality-charters/race-equality-charter https://www.advance-he.ac.uk/equality-charters/athena-swan-charter
  1. BAME Professors
  2. Dropping out of University
  3. Microagressions or Racism?
  4. Teaching Race in the University Classroom
  5. What does Decolonising mean?