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Equality, diversity and inclusion

The CDT to Advance the Deployment of Future Mobility Technologies aims to attract, recruit and retain the most talented applicants, irrespective of personal characteristics or background.

The FMT CDT is proud of our diverse community of staff, students, and visitors, and is committed to delivering excellent training and research by ensuring that there is equality of opportunity for all, fostered in an environment of mutual respect and dignity.

We work within the university and with all partner organisations to ensure that we offer a welcoming and productive environment in which our students and staff can study and work. We continuously review our working practices to ensure that all staff and students are well supported in their work and study.

The University holds a Silver Award from Athena Swan.

In October 2019, the School of Engineering obtained the Silver charter mark "Recognising advancement of gender equality: representation, progression and success for all", progressing from the previously held Bronze Award.

In the School of Engineering application, evidence was provided of increased gender diversity at all levels, and the school were able to demonstrate how initiatives to support better work-life balance (such as a timetabling process that can factor in carer responsibilities) are being welcomed and used by staff irrespective of gender.

WMG hold a department Bronze Award and are actively working towards obtaining Silver Award in 2020.

Feedback from offer holder participants reflects the gender diversity of Warwick:

As a woman going into engineering, I loved how many women were at the open days to represent engineering. Warwick has the most equal gender split of any unit I looked at, which is really inspiring and sends out a great message. As a gender that’s constantly being told that engineering is just “not for us” it really makes me super happy to see professional, well-respected women in STEM subjects! Well done Warwick!”

ECU Gender Charter

Athena Swan bronze

Silver Athena Swan
ECU member