Eleven projects have been launched at universities across the UK to improve equality, diversity and inclusion within engineering and the physical sciences. The projects have been funded with £5.5 million from the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) via the Inclusion Matters call, the first initiative of its kind which has been launched as part of the collective approach by UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) to promote equality, diversity and inclusion.
STEMM-CHANGE is an EPSRC-funded project to change culture and practices in equality, diversity and inclusion (EDI) in Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics and Medicine (STEMM).
These tips, on the Royal Academy of Engineering site, have come from the organisations that were involved in an Inclusive recruitment action group. They come from the learning within those organisations as to what works and doesn’t work in trying to make recruitment more inclusive.
ECU identify, through funding from the Wellcome Trust, some impactful initiatives fromm successful Athena SWAN applications, which have had a real impact on the gender equality in higher education institutions.