Q&A with University Race Equality Champion and Head of School of Management, Prof Palie Smart

Black History MonthProfessor Palie Smart is the Head of the School of Management at the University of Bristol and also the University Race Equality Champion. She is the only Female BAME Head of a UK Business / Management School amongst the Russell Group Universities.

Here she tells more about what inspired her career in education, the barriers she overcame and her proudest moments…so far!

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Head of University of Bristol School of Management response to the tragic death of George Floyd

Black Lives Matter “Momma…, Momma”

These were some of George Floyd’s final words. They will no doubt resonate in the minds of many people – a dying man calling for his mother, whilst in police custody.  Civil action and mass protests are accelerating around the US and other parts of the world in solidarity for George’s family and anti-racism.

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Finding the value in lockdown

Lockdown during COVID-19Finding the value in lockdown | Dr Fiona Spotswood, Senior Lecturer in Management

The nation is being asked to comply with fundamental changes to our everyday lives, and yet there will be no changes to the profile of COVID-19 infections and deaths for weeks or months. Nothing but more loss. (more…)