Online conference on unconscious bias in academia - 1 July 2021

The online conference "An introduction to Unconscious Bias in Academia – What it is and why it matters" will take place on 1 July from 12:15 to 13:45. It will be hosted by Social and Organisational Psychologist Eileen Schwanold. 

Schwanold will examine the origin of bias, their consequences and offer insight on how to overcome their impact in the world of academia. An extensive Q&A session will furthermore allow participants to dive deeper into questions such as the following: What can we do to reduce the impact of bias in our work environment? And why is trying to do so important for the future of science?

Register to the free, online event on Indico.

About the speaker 

Eileen Schwanold is a Social and Organisational Psychologist specialised in Diversity & Social Equality. She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology and German Linguistics (University of Bielefeld) as well as a Master’s Degree in Intercultural Relations (University of Osnabrück). She is currently developing and implementing Diversity strategies for the Clusters of Excellence “CUI: Advanced Imaging of Matter” and “Quantum Universe” at the University of Hamburg.