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Equality,Diversity and Inclusion

Fàilte! Welcome to our suite of webpages on the E,D&I services provided.‎‌‎ 

 

Diversity work recognition webpages:

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For  the University will be facilitating the 'St Andrews Pride' through the centre of St Andrews town: Sat 11 Feb 2017, gathering at St Salvator's Quad at 11am, finishing at the Students' Union building by 2pm.

To mark the UN's International Day of Women and Girls in Science, we asked some of our leading female scientists what inspires them and what advice they would give to females and young girls looking to pursue a career in science... case studies here

Gender & Equalities Research Event - Mon 6 Feb 2017, 1-3pm, Gateway Boardroom, University of St Andrews 

Invite to anyone interested in research on gender inequalities, as well as other forms of inequalities (e.g. based on ethnicity, socio-economic class etc.), to this event. We will hold speed presentations, of no longer than 5 minutes. Anyone who wishes to do so can present key elements of their related research or more general grounds of their interest in the area.  Aim is to establish shared concerns/research foci in order to foster new collaborations across disciplines. Although we are currently a small group of researchers, we already have representatives from several Schools within the University and are looking to broaden our expertise further. 

Presenters: Boyka Bratanova, Gillian Brown, Kate Cross, Ian Gent, Nina Laurie, Sharon Leahy and Ruth Woodfield.

Informal event, and everyone is welcome - lunch will be provided.  RSVP to: Sharon Leahy, sl65@st-andrews.ac.uk

Have your say! Feedback is welcome from our diverse University community on the following policies being reviewed from 1 Dec 2016 until 27 Jan 2017:  

Open to: Title: Responses by:
Staff  Adoption Leave Policy  27 Jan 2017
Staff  Flexible Working Policy  27 Jan 2017
Staff  Maternity Leave Policy  27 Jan 2017
Staff Paternity Leave Policy 27 Jan 2017
Staff  Parental Leave Policy  27 Jan 2017
Staff Special Leave Policy 27 Jan 2017
Staff + Students Equality Policy 27 Jan 2017

Deputy First Minister’s commitment to equality in education (Embedding E&D in Widening Access St Andrews event 19 Jan 2017): Principal Professor Sally Mapstone, who hosted the event, said: “Education is transformative; it takes you somewhere new, intellectually, culturally, physically, and professionally, and it can go on doing that throughout your life."

Post-event info: http://www.st-andrews.ac.uk/management/news/newsitems/equalopportunitiesineducation

Quality, openness and diversity: St Andrews’ 11th Principal reveals bold vision in Installation address (29 Nov 2016). 

Athena SWAN Lecture: Life, Death and a Career in Academic Medicine Fri 18 Nov 2016, 2-3pm, Booth Lecture Theatre, School of Medicine (free event) open to staff and students.

University Pangea week: 29 Oct to 3 Nov 2016

  • Pangea Launch Bonfire, 29 Oct, 7-9 pm, East Sands 
  • International Food Festival, 30 Oct, 5-8pm, DRA Nisbet Room 
  • International Run, 1 Nov, 4-5pm, Sports Centre 
  • Culture and Religion: A panel discussion, 2 Nov, 7-9 pm, School III, St Salvator's Quadrangle
  • Diversity in Theatre, 3 Nov, 7-9pm, Barron Theatre

Scottish Interfaith Week - events in St Andrews:

  • Fifth Annual Interfaith Lecture: 14 Nov 2016, 7-7:30pm, All Saints Church, North St, St Andrews, University of St Andrews Chaplain Revd Dr Donald MacEwan. 
  • A Walk in the Cathedral: 19 Nov 2016, 2-3pm, St Andrew’s Cathedral, North Street, St Andrews, A tour of the ruins of the historic St Andrews Cathedral led by Edwina Proudfoot of Scottish Church Heritage.

Academics: 'HEA Equality in the Curriculum Workshops' in Small Rehearsal Room, Student Association/Union, Fri 25 Nov 1-4pm or Wed 14 Dec 2016 2-5pm - email: diversity@st-andrews.ac.uk

National Coming Out Day: 11 October 2016

All Staff are sincerely invited to complete their Diversity Monitoring data confidentially using HR Self Service voluntarily. Simply log onto: http://www.st-andrews.ac.uk/selfservice and select “Equal Opportunities Details”, then “edit these details” for Ethnicity, Disability, Religion or Belief, and Sexual Orientation. Once completed please select “Submit”. 

“Employees who feel their employer has an inclusive culture feel able to be themselves at work. Staff who are able to be themselves are happier at work, and more productive.” - Stonewall Scotland 

University LGBTIQ+ Staff Role Models webpage live

The Baby and Child Lab is hosting a Family Fun Day - Sat 1 Oct 2016, 10am to 2pm, School of Psychology & Neuroscience, St Mary’s Quad. 
Have you ever looked at your child and wondered: “How did you learn that?” Taster of the games the lab coordinators play to try to understand how children think and learn. There will be lots of fun activities, a bouncy castle and opportunities to participate in some of the lab’s current studies. Contact Geraldine Brown on gb80@st-andrews.ac.uk or extension 2063.

The Science of Sex Differences - Fri 30 Sep 7-8pm, Studio Room, The Byre (free event) Dr Kate Cross (School of Psychology and Neuroscience)

Inaugural Lecture: Excellence and Gender - Wed, 28 Sep 2016, 5:15-6:15pm, School III, St Salvator's Quad, Prof Ruth Woodfield (School of Management), open to all staff and students. The lecture will be followed by a reception in Lower College Hall.

How different religions look at sex and sexuality? Coexistence Initiative event 7-9pm 26 Sep 2016, Mansfield building (Chaplaincy).

The Divinity School's Centre for the Study of Religion and Politics, directed by Prof. Mario I. Aguilar, is hosting an international conference entitled ‘Silence, Texts and Service: Towards a Christian, Hindu and Buddhist Dialogue23-25 Sep 2016. Within this conference, the ‘St. Andrews Declaration for a Shared Humanity’ will be signed by 120 religious leaders, politicians, ambassadors, and school children from the UK, Canada, and India.

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University of St Andrews
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Abbey Walk
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