Blog post on impact of COVID-19 on women in science

Stefania Pasare, a Daphne Jackson Fellow in the School of Biology, has had a blog published on the Science Council and the Daphne Jackson websites to raise awareness of the impact of COVID-19 on women in science. The blog post …

February 14, 2021 | School of Biology news


School of Biology Staff Wellbeing: Resources & Support Event

On 22 January 2021 we held a Staff Wellbeing Teams Event to present information about the Resources and Support available here at the University of St Andrews.   Event programme 10:00: Prof Frank Gunn Moore, Head of School and Prof …

February 10, 2021 | BEDI activities


International Day of Women and Girls in Science Public Lecture: Dr Cassie Stoddard

International Day of Women and Girls in Science Public Lecture Friday 12 February 2021 2pm, online Teams Event Our annual Biology International Day of Women and Girls in Science public lecture was originally postponed in the first lockdown, but we are …

February 4, 2021 | International Day of Women and Girls in Science lecture


School of Biology Staff Wellbeing: Resources & Support Event 

All Biology staff are invited to attend the Staff Wellbeing: Resources & Support event on Friday 22nd January 2021 at 10am on Teams. The aim of this event is to signpost where staff can source help/support/information on staff & student …

January 15, 2021 | BEDI activities


Mediation service

The University has launched a new Mediation Service, which is for everyone in the University of St Andrews community who wants to resolve disagreement informally. The Service works with individuals or groups who are seeking a collaborative and inclusive framework …

December 21, 2020 | University activities


LGBT STEM week

LGBT STEM week was spearheaded by the Physics and Astronomy School President, assisted by other STEM schools including Biology.  Over 250 students from across the science faculty joined in the celebration of LGBT+ STEM Week in some form, via in-person …

December 18, 2020 | LGBT activities


Athena SWAN Gold award application submitted

The School of Biology has successfully submitted their application for an Athena SWAN silver award. Many thanks to Sascha Hooker and the rest of the Equality and Diversity committee for their hard work putting the application together. We will know …

December 6, 2020 | Gold Athena Swan application


School of Biology Open Discussion on Racism in Academia

The School held an online open discussion of racism in academia on Friday 9th Oct 2020. The aim of this School-wide event was to initiate an open conversation about the impact of racism, discrimination and bias on students and staff in …

November 5, 2020 | BAME activities


Report and support tool

If you or someone you know has experienced bullying, discrimination, abuse, assault or harassment of any sort, you can report such incidents anonymously using the University’s Report and Support tool, which is aligned to institutional policies. You can also choose …

November 2, 2020 | University activities


Nature article on racism in academia

Kevin Laland, the School of Biology ED&I vice-chair, has written an article entitled “Racism in Academia, and why the ‘little things’ matter, which was published as a Nature article. Kevin draws on his own experiences to highlight that it is …

September 2, 2020 | ED&I activities with external impact