Biosciences Streatham Equality, Diversity and Inclusivity (EDI) committee
The Equality, Diversity and Inclusivity (EDI) committee works to ensure that we engender an inclusive working environment, a strong sense of community, and visible and approachable role models and mentors for our junior staff and students.
The committee was originally founded as the Athena SWAN Working Group, with the specific aim of writing our first application for an Athena SWAN award in working towards gender equality in the Department. The title and terms of reference of the group were updated in 2016 to reflect the wider equality, diversity and inclusivity remit of the committee. Whilst Athena SWAN is a strong focus of our work, we aim to create a better working environment for all staff and students.
Name & gender identity
Committee joining details & date
(Volunteered, or Part of role Duties - PoD)
|Andrew Griffiths (M)||Biosciences EDI Lead / Chair; Athena SWAN Writing/Core Group Lead; CLES Inclusivity Committee - Representative of Biosciences (also lead on issues generally not specifically relating to gender equality i.e. sexuality/stonewall, disability/two ticks etc.)||
Full-time Lecturer (E&S).
|Jonathan Ball (M)||Industrial relations view point / lead.||
Full-time Research Fellow (early career).
|Helen Dawe (F)||Culture and Inclusivity Lead and Academic Staff Development and Progression Co-Lead||
Full-time Senior Lecturer (E&R) and Intercalating medicine degree programme Lead.
|Alison Hill (F)||Flexible Working and Career Breaks Lead and Academic Staff Development and Progression Lead||
Part-time Senior Lecturer (E&S).
|Samantha Mitchell (F)||Professional Services Development, Support and Inclusion Lead||
Full-time Technical Services (mid-career) Laboratory Manager.
|Joy Richards (F)||Taking minutes, Professional Services Development||
Part-time Professional Services, Department Administrator.
|Alan Brown (M)||Undergraduate Lead/ Education lead.||
Full-time Senior Lecturer (E&R).
|Clive Butler (M)||PGR Lead||
Full-time Associate Professor and Director of Postgraduate Research.
|Lucy Hawkes (F)||Lead for surveys and focus groups, Departmental Policy Co-Lead and Culture & Inclusivity Lead.|
|Helen Eyles (F)||Researcher Support and Development Lead||
Early Career Researcher.
|Beth Pitcher (F)||Professional Services Development, Support & Inclusion Co-Lead, and University Gender & Race Equality Group Representative.||
Full-time Professional Services (early career) – centrally based.
|James Wakefield (M)||Departmental Policy Lead||
Full-time Associate Professor (E&R) and Head of Department.
|William Davison (M)||PG Representative||