Videos of past events
Past talks and lectures at Imperial
Tech and Entrepreneurship: Leading for Growth
Serbian Prime Minister Ana Brnabić talks about leadership and entrepreneurship
Prime Minister Brnabić discusses her pathway to leadership, her work on entrepreneurship and technology, and the opportunities for trade and investment in Serbia.
The state of, and prospects for, gender equality in academia
Reflection on progress made and challenges ahead
For Women@Imperial Week 2020, Professor Simone Buitendijk, Vice-Provost (Education), and Professor Mark Burgman, Director of the Centre for Environmental Policy, reflect on the state of gender equality here at Imperial and elsewhere in higher education. Drawing on evidence and personal experience, they discuss progress made and the challenges ahead.
No sexuality please, we're scientists
Dr Ben Britton explores the challenges facing LGBTQ+ people in STEM
Dr Ben Britton is a Senior Lecturer at Imperial and a Trustee of the charity Pride in STEM.
In this video Ben explores the challenges facing LGBTQ+ people in STEM, recent research on the experiences of LGBTQ+ people working in STEM, and initiatives to make science spaces more inclusive of LGBTQ+ people.
2019 NHLI Athena SWAN Lecture
How should we celebrate and support diversity in STEM? A younger perspective
In 2019 for their annual Athena SWAN Lecture, NHLI invited a panel of young speakers to give a different perspective on how we should celebrate and support diversity in STEM.
The Importance of Diversity in STEM
Chi Onwurah, MP, argues the importance of diversity as an economic imperative
For Black History Month 2018 Imperial invited Chi Onwurah MP (Chair of the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Diversity and Inclusion in STEM) to talk to the College.
Chi reflects on her own experiences of studying and working in STEM and what universities need to do. She talks about the importance of diversity as an economic imperative and focuses on the need for systematic change.
Gendered Innovations in STEM
Professor Londa Schiebinge talks about the importance of integrating gender analysis in research
A Sense of Belonging in Engineering
Dr Nike Folayan discusses diversity and the drive towards a more inclusive STEM workforce
Dr Nike Folayan is a charted engineering consultant and the Chair of the UK Association For Black and Minority Ethnic Engineers.
As part of Diverse@Imperial 2018, Nike discusses what diversity and the drive towards a more inclusive STEM workforce really mean, with a particular focus on the importance of diversity and inclusion in engineering.
One Size Does Not Fit All
Leyla Okhai discuses how organisations and individuals can take steps for positive change
For the 2017 Department of Life Sciences International Women's Day Lecture, Leyla Okhai, Head of the College's Equality, Diversity & Inclusion Centre, discusses how one size does not fit all, and how we can all take responsibility for positive change.
Diverse@Imperial 2017 panel discussion
Staff share their experiences as Imperial celebrates it's diversity in 2017
For Diverse@Imperial 2017 a panel of staff share some of their life stories and their experiences of working at Imperial. They reflect on diversity in STEMM and in universities.
Hear from our Imperial community
Less talk more action: Black History Month 2020
Staff and students share their thoughts as part of Black History Month
As part of our work to mark Black History Month 2020, the we spoke to members of the Imperial community about why the Month is important, what changes we as an institution need to make, and their vision of a bright future.
LGBT STEM Day
LGBT+ staff at Imperial share their experiences and role models
Imperial is proud to be an official supporter of LGBT STEM Day.
To mark the occasion, the College Comms team worked with Imperial 600, our College LGBTQ+ network, and asked six researchers to share their experiences working in academia and to speak about their role models.
Belonging: Exploring the BAME experience
A video series exploring BAME experiences at Imperial
From Imperial As One, our staff BAME network, Belonging is a series of candid interviews with BAME students, academics and professionals sharing their experiences and insights in finding their sense of belonging.
In this video, the first of the series, Dr Wayne Mitchell talks to Aisha Rimi, Marketing & Communications Coordinator at Imperial College Union.
Good days and difficult days
Imperial staff share their personal experiences of mental health and work
Launched during Disability History Month 2018, in this video four members of Imperial staff discuss their experiences of mental health conditions.
Mental health is as important as your physical health. If you are looking for support, then staff can find information on the College's Health and wellbeing pages, and students can find out more through the Student Support Zone.
Development programme for disabled staff
Find out more about Calibre from people who have attended the programme
At Imperial we offer a range of training and development for staff. The Equality, Diversity & Inclusion Centre (EDIC) delivers the Calibre development programme for disabled staff.
In this video previous Calibre delegates talk about their experiences and what they think of the programme.
BAME staff development programme
Learn about IMPACT from those who have completed the programme
As part of the range of development and training in College, the Equality, Diversity & Inclusion Centre (EDIC) runs the IMPACT development programme aimed at Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) staff.
Find out more about the programme in this video with people who have attended IMPACT.