Skip to main content Skip to navigation

PGR EDI Working Group

Terms of Reference

  1. To consider matters relating to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) for the postgraduate research (PGR) community.
  2. To recommend a pro-active coherent set of practical EDI-related actions to PGR programmes, courses and departments.
  3. To set an example of best practice when discussing EDI matters.
  4. To provide a better flow of information to PGRs on EDI-related matters.

Membership 2022-23

Chair Dan Branch (Academic Director of Graduate Studies)
Secretary TBC (Doctoral College)

Anil Awesti (Race Equality Taskforce)

Rachel Dickinson (Dean of Students Office)

Ross Forman (BGS member - Faculty of Arts)

Tess Grant (Gender Equality Task Force)

Sara Hattersley (BGS Member - ADC)

Cherryl Jones (Widening Participation)

Sotaro Kita (Academic Director, Research Executive)

Debbi Marais (BGS Member - Faculty of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine)

Rhiannon Martyn (Head of Doctoral College)

Liam Medlin (PGR, Sciences)

Wunmi Ogunde (PGR, Sciences)

Hamza Rehman (VP Postgraduate, Students Union)

Ashleigh Skelhorn (BGS Member - Faculty of Social Sciences)

Dorothy Wang (PGR, Social Sciences)

Reporting Structure

PGR EDI WG reports directly to the Board of Graduate Studies.


Secretary: Rebecca Vipond. Please forward correspondence to 



  • 21 November 2022 10:30 - 12:30, CMR 1.1 - Agenda | Minutes
  • 22 March 2023 10:00 - 12:00, CMR 1.0 - Agenda | Minutes
  • 26 June 2023 13:30 - 15:30, CMR 1.1 - Agenda |

Back to Our Values