Equality, Diversity and Inclusion
The Usher Institute seeks to foster an inclusive, fair, respectful culture and a welcoming environment in which all staff and students can flourish.
Everyone should be able to develop to their full potential and enjoy a safe and supportive workplace, regardless of any personal characteristic including but not limited to: sex, gender, sexual orientation, race, ethnic or national origin, disability, age, socio-economic background, trade union membership, family circumstances, and religious or philosophical belief.
The Usher Institute Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (E,D&I) Committee aims to promote and foster the mainstreaming of equality and diversity issues and awareness within the Institute – stimulating and building good practice in relation to ED&I across the full range of Usher activities.
Alex Peden and Dr Ingrid Young represent the Usher ED&I Committee at the College of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine ED&I Committee, Professor Stewart Mercer is an Athena SWAN Convenor and sits on the Athena Swan Steering Group.
Dignity and Respect Advisors
The University has nominated Dignity and Respect Advisors for individual support relating to bullying and harassment issues.