Amanda Rice guest lecture

Today saw the launch of Celebrate Difference and Diversity with a guest lecture from the BBC’s Head of Diversity, Amanda Rice.

Amanda shared a showreel of BBC TV and radio programmes with attendees and then outlined initiatives the BBC have adopted to address inequality and promote diversity across its audiences and staff alike.

The talk will be made available online soon – watch this space!

*AccessAbility Quiz – win Amazon vouchers

To acknowledge Celebrate Diversity and Difference Week at the university, the *AccessAbility Project has devised a prize quiz.

There are twenty multiple choice questions and a first prize of £20 Amazon vouchers and two runner-up prizes of £10 Amazon vouchers. The quiz is available from and runs until 30th April 2012. The purpose of the quiz is to raise awareness and celebrate achievement – absolutely anybody can take part.

The quiz has been devised by Melanie Thorley, *AccessAbility Project Co-ordinator. Contact Melanie with any queries

Good Luck!

BBC Head of Diversity guest lecture, today at 12.00

BBC Head of Diversity guest lecture, today at 12.00 

Today’s headline event for Celebrate Difference and Diversity is a guest lecture from Amanda Rice, Head of Diversity at the BBC and Chair of the Creative Diversity Network Steering Committee.

Where and when: 12pm – 1pm, Norbert Singer Lecture Hall, 055 Mansion Site, Avery Hill.

Find out about Amanda’s role at the BBC, how the BBC deals with equality and diversity in its programming, and take the opportunity to ask questions. Find out more about our guest speaker: Amanda’s BBC blog Creative Diversity Network