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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 21 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 - 10.45 amRegistration, refreshments and networking
10.45 - 11 amWelcome from Dr Beth Jones
11 am - 12.30 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.
  • Dr Jason Schaub, Associate Professor in Social Work at University of Birmingham - 'Social Care with LGBTQ+ Young People: Challenges and Opportunities
12.30 - 1.30 pmLunch and networking
1.30 - 2.20 pm

Lightning talks (session 1)

  1. Dr Beth Jones: "I'm the rainbow sheeop of the family": Understanding family support and its psychology effects for trans and gender diverse youth
  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.
2.20 - 3 pmRefreshments and student posters
3 - 3.40 pm

Lightning talks (session 2)

  1. Anthony Gifford: Exploring the psychosocial influences on the decision to take pre-exposure prophylaxis amongst Men who have Sex with Men
  2. Dr Stephanie Davies: Queer and trans people of colour in the UK: Possibilities for intersectional richness
  3. Dr Nat Thorne: Language and non-binary people
3.40 - 4 pmNext steps and close
4 - 6 pmDrinks and networking at The Playwright (38 Shakespeare Street, Nottingham, NG1 4FQ).

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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