Equality and Diversity: What you need to know and why you need to know it
- Event time: 1:00pm
- Event date: 22nd April 2013
- Speaker: Toni Collis (Formerly School of Physics & Astronomy, University of Edinburgh)
- Location: Room 2511, James Clerk Maxwell Building (JCMB) James Clerk Maxwell Building Peter Guthrie Tait Road Edinburgh EH9 3FD GB
In January RCUK released a statement indicating that any organisation in receipt of research council funding should be promoting cultural change in relation to equality and diversity including participation in Athena Swan and Project Juno. I will discuss the implications of this announcement and what changes we may need to introduce to meet this requirement, as well as the Equality Act 2010 and our legal obligations as employees of the University.
This is a weekly series of informal talks given primarily by members of the soft condensed matter and statistical mechanics groups, but is also open to members of other groups and external visitors. The aim of the series is to promote discussion and learning of various topics at a level suitable to the broad background of the group. Everyone is welcome to attend..