University and external resources
The University offers a wide range of support
- University’s EDI team
- Mental health and wellbeing
- Menopause policy
- Fertility treatment guidelines
- Dignity at work
- Flexible working
- Report + Support platform
Interesting equality, diversity and inclusion articles
- Is publication rate an equal opportunity metric?
- Understanding current causes of women underrepresentation in science
- A special issue of Nature on Women in Science
- Women Are Earning Greater Share of STEM Degrees, but Doctorates Remain Gender-Skewed
- Science faculty’s subtle gender biases favour male students
The London Mathematical Society has an active Women in Mathematics Committee. Among other things this committee has developed a Good Practice Scheme which the School is a Registered supporter of.
The American Mathematical Society inclusion-exclusion blog aims to discuss issues pertaining to marginalized and under-represented groups in mathematics.
Athene Donald’s blog is another source of interesting writing on education and science policy which frequently covers gender equality issues.
Historian of mathematics June Barrow-Green from the Open University has written on the history of women in mathematics.
Financial support for under-represented groups
Get in touch with the EDI committee chair Dr Silvia Liverani if you are aware of an interesting opportunity for an under-represented group, as we are keen to share it here.