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Broadcaster Channel 4 has committed to a series of legacy announcements driven by research from Birmingham City University’s Sir Lenny Henry Centre for Media Diversity.

Diversity and inclusion must be ‘non-negotiable’ if major television broadcasters are to achieve better representation on and off-screen, found the research by the University’s Centre.

Being fearless has helped Dr Lorena Caires Moreira forge a career in the male-dominated world of engineering – now the Coventry University researcher says it is one of her five top tips for future female engineers. Lorena has been working with engineering and technology for a decade and is a research fellow in Coventry University’s Institute for Advanced Manufacturing and Engineering (AME), where she helps transform engineering problems into innovation opportunities by leveraging the capabilities of emerging technologies.

Young people seeking work in Wolverhampton are breaking down boundaries with one of the city’s major employers thanks to support from Wolves at Work’s delivery of the Kickstart programme.

Collins Aerospace, which provides solutions for the global aerospace and defence industry, has so far taken four Kickstart participants onto its apprenticeship programme - including their first-ever female heat operative, Tianna Smalling.

A family has made a generous donation to support medical researchers in their early careers at the University of Wolverhampton, in memory of their sister.

Surjit Singh Gangar and his siblings, Ratti and Bakhsisho and the late Mohinder from Wolverhampton, have made a donation of five thousand pounds to the University’s newly established Early Career Researcher (ECR) network to support medical researchers.

Birmingham City University held a special celebration of its past, present, and future with key figures form government, business, and the arts, including the Mayor of the West Midlands Andy Street, this week.

The formal celebration of the University’s ambitious BCU 2025 strategy, which outlines the institution’s academic and research aims, alongside its plans to tackle societal challenges, took place on Tuesday 14 June at the University’s world-renowned Royal Birmingham Conservatoire (RBC) and its new STEAMhouse building.