Further reading and resources

Below we have provided some resources and further reading related to EDI (Equality, Diversity and Inclusion). This list is meant as a starting point for people interested in further exploring EDI, and is not meant to be a complete list of all available EDI resources.

Age

Resources

Age Scotland

Further Reading

Never too Late to Learn: Mature Students in Higher Education (2012) (1.10 MB PDF)

Age discrimination and the Equality Act

Disability

Resources

Royal Association for Deaf People

Royal National Institute for Blind People

Dyslexia Scotland

Carers UK

VOCAL

Disability Equality Scotland

Capability Scotland

British Dyslexia Association

National Autistic Society

AccessAble

Dyspraxia foundation

CALL Scotland

Business Disability Forum

Further Reading

Supporting Students in STEM with Colour Vision Deficiency (2017) (3.98 MB PDF)

Scottish ADHD Coalition: What is ADHD?

University Accessibility Statement

Access to Work

Families

Resources

Parent Carer Scientist

Gingerbread

Further Reading

Pink Parents

Meet the parents: The experience of students with children in further and higher education (2010) (1.36 MB PDF)

Gender

Resources

Stemettes

Gender Trust

Rape Crisis Scotland

The Consent Collective

GenHet - Gender In High Energy Theory

Further Reading

EqualBITE: Gender equality in higher education (2018) (35.4 MB PDF)

Gazing at the future: The experiences of male and female physics and astronomy doctoral students in the UK (2015) (292 KB PDF)

Gender stereotypes about intellectual ability emerge early and influence children’s interests

Why not physics?: A snapshot of girls' uptake at A-level

That’s what she said: Women students’ experiences of ‘lad culture’ in higher education (2013) (1.28 MB PDF)

NHS inform: Gender Dysphoria

Women in Life Sciences Best Practice Guide

Diversity and Inclusion in Peer Review at IOP Publishing

Is Publishing in the Chemical Sciences Gender Biased?

LGBTQ+

Resources

Stonewall

Scottish Trans Alliance

LGBT Youth Scotland

Pride in STEM

LGBT Health and Wellbeing

LGBT Scotland: Listings Directory for the LGBT+ Community in Scotland

Further Reading

Pink Saltire: LGBT+ News in Scotland

A Short Guide to Sharing Pronouns for Trans Allies

Identifying as LGBT+ in physics: why does it matter?

One Minority at a Time: Being Black and Gay (2012) (980 KB PDF)

Stonewall - LGBT in Britain: University Report (2018) (2.23 MB PDF)

Coming out in STEM: Factors affecting retention of sexual minority STEM students (2018)

IoP: Scientists must create culture of tolerance to improve LGBT+ retention (2019) 

IoP, RSC, RAS: Exploring the Workplace for LGBT+ Physical Scientists (2019)

Wellbeing

Resources

Mind

Edinburgh Nightline

Samaritans

Scottish Association for Mental Health

Time to Change

Mental Health at Work

Resources for Overcoming Imposter Syndrome

NHS - information on Student Mental Health

Further Reading

IoP Resilience Toolkit: A Physicist's Guide to Building and Maintaining Wellbeing (2017) (1.96 MB PDF)

IoP and partners address mental health issues in the research community (2018)

House of Commons Briefing Paper: Support for Students with mental health issues in higher education in England

NUS-USI Student Wellbeing Research Report 2017

Advance HE Student Academic Experience Survey 2019

Universities UK Student mental wellbeing in higher education - Good Practice Guide

Race

Resources

Imkaan - Support for BME Women

Use of language: race and ethnicity from Advance HE

Moving On: An employability guide for BME students and graduates (2010) 

Further Reading

Race for Equality: A report on the experiences of Black students in further and higher education (2011) (1.29 MB PDF)

Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic Student Attainment at UK Universities: #CLOSINGTHEGAP (2019) (1.81 MB PDF)

Racism in Higher Education: ‘What Then, Can Be Done?’

Tackling Racial Harassment: Universities Challenged (2019) 

Religion and belief

Resources

Interfaith Calendar

Faith and Worship Facilities Near the University

Citizen's Advice: Discrimination because of religion or belief

Further Reading

Religion and belief in higher education: the experiences of staff and students (2011) (1.58 MB PDF)