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LGBTQ+ Health and Wellbeing Research Group Launch Event

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Come along to the launch event for the LGBTQ+ Health and Wellbeing Research Group.

This event will celebrate the launch of the new research group at NTU, and showcase the research that has been conducted in the area by group members to date.

  • From: Monday 31 July 2023, 10 am
  • To: Monday 31 July 2023, 4 pm
  • Location: The Old Chemistry Lab (entry via Newton Building), Benefactors Court, Nottingham Trent University, Nottingham, NG1 4BU
  • Cost: Free
  • Booking deadline: Friday 14 July 2023, 5.00 pm
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Event details

The LGBTQ+ Health and Wellbeing Research Group aims to better understand the lives of this community, especially the minority stress they may experience and the consequential adverse health outcomes.

Join us on Monday 31 July 2023 to hear from group lead Dr Beth Jones and guest speakers, followed by research showcases and an update on the future of the research group.

You can find the full programme below.


10 - 10.30 amRefreshments and networking
10.30 - 11 amWelcome from Dr Beth Jones
11 am - 1.30 pm

Guest speakers:

  • Paul Robert (OBE), CEO of LGBT Consortium - 'From research into reality - how the LGBT+ voluntary sector provides a bridge to the social change we all aspire to.
  • Guest speaker 2 is to be confirmed.
1.30 - 2.30 pmLunch and student poster presentation
2.30 - 3.30 pm

Lightning talks showcasing our research

  1. Dr Beth Jones: Living on the margins of society - community belonging, connectedness, and loneliness among the trans and gender-diverse community.
  2. Dr Mo Malik: Understanding body image in sexual minority men
  3. Chase Staras: AutOnoME: Trans, gender-diverse and autistic young peoples' use of online spaces
  4. Liam Cahill: Gender, traditional gender ideology, gender essentialist beliefs and masculinity threat as determinants of attitudes towards trans and gender-diverse people
  5. Anthony Gifford: Exploring the psychosocial influences on the decision to take pre-exposure prophylaxis among men who have sex with men
  6. Dr Stephanie Davies: Queer and Trans People of Colour in the UK - possibilities for insersectional richness
  7. Dr Nat Thorne: Language and non-binary people.
3.30 - 4 pmNext steps and close
4 pm +Social event (details to follow).

Booking information

Lunch will be provided, so please ensure you let us know of any dietary requirements upon booking.

Location details


The Old Chemistry Lab (entry via Newton Building)
Benefactors Court
Nottingham Trent University


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