About the Equality and Diversity (E&D) Unit and its function.
Vice Principal E&D Professor Lorraine Waterhouse devotes on average, 25% of her working time to Vice Principal duties working with all to ensure that the University’s equality and diversity strategic priorities are implemented.
In particular ensuring that the University’s commitment to mainstreaming remains central to implementation; and and working with, and supporting, the University’s E&D Manager and team in developing and monitoring progress on University strategy and action in the area of equality and diversity.
The E&D unit provides practical action, to lead and support the development of the University’s primary E&D policies in the context of the University's E&D framework.
We provide expert support to those with responsibilities for specific policies.
We monitor and report on the University’s progress with its equality and diversity agenda in the context of future legislative and good practice developments.
We network and manage relationships across and external to the University to investigate best practice and raise the profile of the University and of diversity as part of the corporate plan.
If you have an enquiry concerning an equality and/or diversity issue you can contact the unit in confidence by email. You will receive an early confidential, and sensitive response to your enquiry.
If you are a member of staff your local human resources (HR) team may also be able to offer advice in the first instance.
This article was published on Sep 5, 2012