Equality, diversity and inclusion

To find out more about our EDI work contact Dr Jennifer McManus.

I regard Equality and Diversity as core to the mission of the School of Physics. We need all the best talents in our pursuit of excellence in research and education.

Professor Nigel Wilding, Head of School

Read about our Athena Swan award Athena Swan Award

We hold an Athena SWAN Bronze Award and are currently working towards Silver accreditation. Read about our commitment to advancing gender equality in Physics.

EDI Committee

The school’s EDI Committee provides a point of contact for our staff and students to raise issues concerning LGBT, Income, Gender, Disability or Racial inequality issues. 

Faces of Physics

Find out from our staff how they’ve benefitted from the university’s schemes to help them to care for children, improve their work-life balance and succeed in their chosen careers.

Juno Practitioner Award

We hold a Juno Practitioner Award, which recognises departments that demonstrate they have taken action to address the under-representation of women in university physics

Recruitment & Selection

We ask all our staff to complete the Effective Recruitment and Selection course before they begin the hiring process to reduce the potential effects of unconscious bias.

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