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Equality, Diversity, & Inclusion

Equality, Diversity, & Inclusion committee (EDIC)

The School of Life Sciences is dedicated to continual improvements in equality, diversity and inclusivity. For more information visit the internal or external EDIC webpage.

Athena Swan

SLS is currently a recipient of the Athena Swan Silver award.

Women in Science

Athena SWAN - Supports equality and diversity in higher education across the UK.

Mums in Science - Established in 2005 to support parents in any aspect of science.

The Daphne Jackson Trust - Runs a returners scheme to help scientists, engineers and technologists who have been disadvantaged by having a career break.

WISE - offers a unique and wide-ranging set of resources relating to gender equality in STEM.

WiTEC (The European Association for Women in Science, Engineering and Technology) - Promote studies and activities that empower women in the field of technology, science and engineering (SET).

Menopause Support - A resource list for women going through menopause.

Ethnic minorities in Science

Royal Society - Inspiring diversity in science.

Sanger Excellence Postdoctoral Fellowship - a Fellowship to support career development of scientists from Black backgrounds.

Tackling Racial Inequality - An ADC initiative providing modules aimed to promote anti-racist pedagogy.

Race Equality Taskforce - The task force aims to raise awareness of race related issues across campus, and to champion social inclusion strategies.

Race Equality Charter - A national programme aimed to removing racial inequality issues. The University currently holds a bronze award.

in VISIBLE - An Equality, Diversity & Inclusion project by the Warwick Black Chemistry Society (WBCS) including the inVISIBLE conference organised with the IAS.

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Scientists with Disabilities

Wellcome Trust - Support for grant applications for people with disabilities.

Let's Talk About Disability - Resources related to this campaign, which aimed to raise awareness of disability in a positive and inclusive way.

University of Warwick's Disabilities Task Force - The task force aims to raise awareness of disability related issues across campus, and to champion accessibility and inclusion.

LGBTQUIA+ at Warwick

LGBTQIUA+ Inclusion - A resource to help get started with inclusive behaviour towards LGBTQUA+ community.

Queering University - A programme aimed to help build and sustain LGBTQUA+ pedagogies.

Rainbow taskforce - The task force aims to raise awareness of LGBTQUA+ related issues across campus, and to champion accessibility and inclusion.

LGBTQIUA+ Networks - A resource of the LGBTQUA+ networks at Warwick.

Maternity leave

Coming soon.

Wellbeing Services

Health and Wellbeing at Warwick 

Employee Assistance Programme - confidential support service designed to help University of Warwick employees deal with personal and professional problems.

Work Life Balance at Warwick - How to achieve a more balanced life.

Togetherall - Online community for mental health support.