Equality and Diversity Committee

The Equality and Diversity Committee meets quarterly and is chaired by the Equality and Diversity Coordinator.

Next meeting:  Wednesday 22nd May 2019, at 12pm in the Turing Room

 

Remit

To advise the School Director of Equality and Diversity and the Head of School on all matters relating to equality and diversity.

To support and promote equality and diversity within the School.

To oversee the School’s Athena SWAN recognition including advising on the periodic submission for renewal of Athena SWAN recognition and the implementation of the School’s Athena SWAN action plan.

 

Membership

Member category How appointed Incumbent
Director of Equality and Diversity (chair) Ex officio                                        Bob Fisher                        
Head of School Ex officio Jane Hillston
Director of Academic Staff Development Ex officio Perdita Stevens
Director of Professional Services Ex officio Martin Wright
Staffing Support Manager Ex officio Sam Black
Communications and Outreach Manager Ex officio Kasia Kokowska
Academic staff representative UE10 (1) Appointed Ram Ramamoorthy
Academic staff representative UE10 (2) Appointed Guido Sanguinetti
Academic staff representative UE08/09 (1) Appointed Christophe Dubach
Academic staff representative UE08/09 (2) Appointed Ajitha Rajan
Research staff representative (1) Appointed Aurora Constantin
Research staff representative (2) Appointed Vacant
Professional Services staff representative (1) Appointed Carol Dow
Professional Services staff representative (2) Appointed Vacant
PGR student representative (1) Appointed Vacant
PGR student representative (2) Appointed Vacant
PGT student representative (1) Appointed Nantas Nardelli 
PGT student representative (2) Appointed Vacant
UGT3/4 student representative Appointed Vacant
UGT1/2 student representative Appointed Vacant
Up to a further six members selected so as to ensure a broad and balanced representation of all groups within the School Co-opted by the committee                                                                                         

Vaishak Belle                                                                                                                                

In attendance as required

   
Student Recruitment Officer Ex officio Ajitha Rajan
Outreach Coordinator Ex officio Paul Patras
PDRA Development Co-ordinator Ex officio Michael Gutmann

Officer to the committee:  PA to Head of School

Clerk to the committee:  PA to Head of School (or nominee)

Appointment of members and term of office 

Appointed members shall be appointed from the respective constituency with the support of the membership of that constituency.

Appointed and co-opted members shall be appointed on an annual basis, for each academic year, which shall be renewable.

Attendance

Others may be in attendance at meetings of the Committee at the discretion of the Chair, either on a regular basis or as the business of the committee may determine.  These may include the PDRA Development Coordinator, the Student Recruitment Officer and the Outreach Coordinator.

Substitution

At the discretion of the Chair, members who are unable to attend may nominate a substitute, who will act with the member’s authority.

Reporting

The Equality and Diversity Committee reports to the School Strategy Committee.

Frequency of meetings

At least three meetings during the academic year, i.e. in September, January and May.

 

Meetings/Minutes 2019

All papers presented to this committee must use the template below:

Date Agenda Papers Minutes
22 May 2019

 

 
24 January 2019  

Minutes from previous years.