Accent inequalities

Linguistic diversity and accent bias in Higher Education and beyond.

Dates: 2023-2024 Funding: Michael Beverley Innovation Fellowship Summary: “This project aims to develop sustainable initiatives to celebrate linguistic diversity and tackle accent-based inequalities in different sectors, starting from Higher Education. Initiatives include a University-wide survey of University of Leeds students' experiences of accent-based disadvantages, and developing context-specific solutions in partnership with the Leeds University Union, EDI teams, and Higher Education institutions.