School of Divinity: Equality and Diversity

School of Divinity: Equality and Diversity

News and events supporting and promoting equality, diversity and respect at the School of Divinity, New College, University of Edinburgh

The University of Edinburgh is committed to promoting equality, diversity and inclusion. Participation in the Stonewall Workplace Index is one demonstration of that commitment and is a means of assessing our progress relating to the impact of organisational practice on LGBT+ staff. As part of our submission, Stonewall ask the University to circulate their staff […]

The University’s interdisciplinary hub for gender and sexuality studies research and teaching – gendered – will hold its second-anniversary event on 1 October 2019. The event will provide an interactive showcase for research projects and teaching on gender and sexuality studies across the University of Edinburgh, as well as ‘speed networking’ opportunities. Where and when? […]

All members of staff have been invited to attend the University Senate’s discussion on ‘Support for Early Career Researchers’ at its meeting: Wednesday 2nd October from 2-4pm Lecture Theatre G.03, 50 George Square Speakers will present an overview of issues facing research staff, and a summary of some of the support available. Senate will also […]

The School will be having Mental Health training for all Personal Tutors and Student Support Officers on Wednesday, 9 October from 2-5pm, in the Senate Room. Senior Personal Tutor Dr Alex Chow says, “This is a highly subscribed training session. It can be particularly helpful to talk through various mental health matters that can come […]

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Applications for ‘Go Abroad Staff’ 2019/20 are now open. The programme is for all staff, support, administrative, and academic. The Go Abroad Team will run information sessions around the University during August and September. Find out more at https://www.ed.ac.uk/global/staff-mobility The Go Abroad Team can also be contacted via staffmobility@ed.ac.uk The School contact is Ulrich Schmiedel […]

The raid on the Stonewall Inn in New York City on 28 June 1969 and its consequences are considered turning points in LGBT+ history and milestones in the development of LGBT+ rights. The events sparked a new feeling of cohesion within the LGBT+ community, a confidence which manifested itself in various forms – in the […]

A monthly informal meeting of LGBT+ staff and students and allies has taken place on the last Wednesday of the month since March 2019. This informal arrangement now seeks to establish a formal presence in the School of Divinity by constituting itself as the School of Divinity LGBT+ and Allies Group. Constitution of the School […]

The next meeting of the LGBT+ and Allies group will take place Wednesday 31st July 12.30-1.30pm, Senate Room, New College. Bring your own lunch. This meeting offers a space for LGBT+ and Allies in the School of Divinity to come together and explore experiences of studying and working in the School. The group will have […]

Theology and Religious Studies UK (TRS UK) has produced a draft code of conduct for conferences which aims to deal with eliminating harassment and improving professional behaviour and value at academic conferences. TRS UK is the national organisation which represents academic groups whose primary focus is the academic study of religion. The template has been […]

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