Athena Swan application highlight: Actions undertaken by the E&D committee

The Biology Equality and Diversity Committee has been busy over the past couple of years. The timeline highlights the activities and actions initiated and undertaken by the Committee. These activities will continue on a regular basis, plus new ones are …

January 21, 2018 | Uncategorized


2018 International Day of Women and Girls in Science public lecture

To celebrate the International Day of Women and Girls in Science, we welcome you to a public lecture by Professor Eleanor Riley:   Combatting Malaria: Using the Immune System for Prevention, Treatments and Control   Friday 23 February, 1pm at …

January 21, 2018 | Uncategorized


Poster campaign

The Biology Equality and Diversity committee has begun a poster campaign to emphasise that the School of Biology actively welcomes and promotes diversity among staff and students. Posters have been placed at the entrance to every school building.   

January 16, 2018 | Uncategorized


Athena Swan application highlight: Committee turnover policy

Committee turnover policy (excerpt from our submission)                              Goal: unbiased representation for committee members and chairs Action: Development of an advisory tenure for committee chairs (3-5 years dependent on committee) and policy for opening up positions to new applicants: Advertisement by email …

January 12, 2018 | Uncategorized