Equality, Diversity & Inclusion

The Department of Computer Science is committed to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (ED&I). Our aim is to build an inclusive community that actively attracts a diverse range of people and supports staff and students to achieve their potential.

Equality, Diversity & Inclusion Strategy

The Department of Computer Science is committed to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion. We will work to create an inclusive environment that attracts and supports a diverse range of talented staff and students and fosters equal opportunity for everyone to achieve their potential. Read the Faculty of Engineering's commitment which we strive to follow.

Athena Swan

The Athena SWAN charter recognises excellence in higher education employment in the STEM subjects (Science, Technology, Engineering, Maths and Medicine) and specifically promotes gender equality.

The Department of Computer Science has been awarded the Athena SWAN Silver award. The award recognises the action the Department has taken to promote a truly innovative working environment that allows both men and women to thrive. 

Find out more and read our submission

Meet the Department Equality, Diversity and Inclusion team

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Dr Neil Walkinshaw

Director of Equality, Diversity and Inclusion 

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Professor Aline Villavicencio

Deputy Director of Equality Diversity and Inclusion