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Women in Research Management

Professor Laura J. Spence

WIRGilliganLecture016Reader in Business Ethics, Director of the Centre for Research Into Sustainability, Royal Holloway, University of London

Dr. Spence is a business ethicist whose research focuses on small and medium sized enterprises, which comprise 99% of all private sector businesses.

In her interview, she spoke about how the work of Professor Carol Gilligan, a former Harvard professor and psychologist best known for her 1982 book In a Different Voice, has evolved into the Ethics of Care and given her a framework through which she can examine questions about how these organisations make ethical decisions.

Links to Slides Shown in Presentation:

Carol Gilligan discussing In A Different Voice

Reid Research Scholarship

Both Bedford College and Royal Holloway College have a long history of providing funding for women's education. The Reid Research Scholarship, named after Elizabeth Jesser Reid, founder of Bedford College, offers post-graduate research students a tuition fee reduction plus maintenance funds allowing them to undertake valuable areas of study.

If you would like to contribute to assisting future generations of student scholarship, find out more about giving to the College.



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