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Menopause and the workplace

Jo Brewis

During The Open University’s 50th anniversary celebrations, Jo Brewis, Professor of People and Organisations in The Faculty of Business and Law, delivered her inaugural on the effects of menopause in the workplace.

Her lecture highlights the OU’s track record for research which turns ideas into solutions that benefit people, business and society.

Jo called for employers to pay careful attention to the menopause as it affects the fastest growing group in the workplace.

Watch the video of Professor Brewis’ inaugural lecture:

Menopause and the workplace

About Professor Brewis

Professor Brewis joined The Open University in April 2018 in the Department of People and Organizations in the Business School. She has worked previously at the Universities of Portsmouth, Essex and Leicester. Throughout her academic career, Professor Brewis has been fascinated by the connections between gender, the body, sexuality, emotions, identity, organizing and organizations. These interests come together in her ongoing research on menopause and the workplace.

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