This Working Group is organised by the University of Leeds.
The NEON Working Group aims to bring together practitioners and researchers to share best practice, innovate and test models that will:
In addition to the regular meetings of the working group, there are currently three workstreams involving colleagues, from across the sector, collaborating to lead themed areas and progress areas of work:
In July 2022, the Working Group launched a strategy blueprint and pledge of intent to work collaboratively to bring about positive change. The Group recognise organisations will be at different points in the journey and joining this pledge will provide a supportive environment in which to share practice and to improve the representation of under-represented groups in postgraduate study. Click here for more information.
In Spring 2023 the NEON Widening Participation in Postgraduate Study Network launched a project to collate and publish case studies showcasing the great ongoing work to implement the strategy blueprint – widening access and enhancing experiences in postgraduate study. For more information on the first wave of these case studies, launched in Autumn 2023, please click here.
Please see terms of reference here of for more information about this Working Group contact Liv Powell at O.S.C.Powell@leeds.ac.uk.
Attendance at Working Group meetings is free to NEON members. Non-members are welcome to attend but there is a fee of £80 per meetin
Screenshots from the Menti section of the day