Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Committee

The School Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Committee (EDIC):

  • Supports the School in fulfilling its legal duties under the Equality Act 2010, specifically in relation to the Public Sector Equality Duty
  • Represents the School in its commitment to equality of opportunity in career development, progression, and retention of all its staff
  • Guides the School in matters relating to diversity and inclusion for all its staff as well as undergraduate and postgraduate students
  • Provides a forum to discuss, promote and disseminate a culture within the School that values diversity and inclusion and supports work-life balance
  • Progresses and oversees the development of the Athena SWAN application for the School, sharing and embedding good practice as appropriate.

Members of the EDIC are listed below:

Zafar Bashir

Professor of Cellular Neuroscience, EDI Chair

Alessia Dalceggio

EDI and SWAN Officer

Ai Na Ng

Research Associate, PW2 and international students/staff experience

Alex Wilcox

PhD Student, PGR representative

Anne Bedford

School Manager, SMT representative

Beck Richardson

BHF Research Fellow and Lecturer in Biomedical Sciences, PW2 representative

Becks Tench

PhD Student, PGR representative

Debora Kay

Senior Executive Assistant, administrative team representative

Ellen Boven

PhD Student, PGR representative

Frankie MacMillan

Professor in Biomedical Science Education, PW3 representative

Gareth Young

Technical Manager, School Health & Safety and Faculty technicians’ representative

Jack Mellor 

Professor of Neuroscience, PW1 representative

Laura Mediavilla Santos

PhD Student, PGR representative

Lauren Goodhead

Senior Lecturer, Career progression representative

Sophie Bradfield

Research Technician, technicians, carers and disability representative

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