Useful Links

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This page contains links to articles, research papers and useful links external to LJMU relating to equality and diversity issues. The E&D committee, ARI and LJMU as a whole bear no responsibility for the maintenance and content of any external resources. For internal LJMU resources and policies pertaining to staff and students, please follow the provided links. ARI members who wish to contribute to this page should contact a member of the E & D committee with their suggestions.

In addition to this, we also recommend having a look at the excellent list compiled by astrobetter.

Reading Material

UK Equality Act 2010

Gender Equality

Celebrate the women behind the periodic table (Nature)

EverydayFeminism Magazine - Online magazine whose aim is to shift our culture to end the everyday violence, discrimination, and marginalisation that people face due to their gender, sexual orientation, race, class, size, ability, and other social differences. 

Science Magazine "Working Life" Articles:

LGBT+

LGBT+ Inclusion in Physics and Astronomy: A Best Practices Guide - A guide "written for those [within the field] who want to become aware of the concerns and extra burdens facing members of the LGBT+ community in their professional lives, and to provide a set of best practices to mitigate them, creating a safe and welcoming work environment."

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Disabilities & Mental Health

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BAME

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Maternity/Paternity

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Age, Belief, Socio-Economic, Marital and Other Protected Characteristics

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Useful Links

Gender Equality

ScienceGrrl - Charity with the goal of increasing participation of women/girls in STEM.

LGBT+

Over the Rainbow - A list of LGBT+ representative fiction books compiled by the American Library Association.

Stonewall - LGBT+ charity based in the UK which contains numerous useful links and resources.

Gendered Intelligence - A not-for-profit Community Interest Company working to increase understanding of gender diversity.

Pride in Stem - A charitable trust aiming to increase participation and visibility of LGBT+ individuals in the STEM community.

Disabilities & Mental Health

Nightline - Charity helpline dedicated for students.

Samaritans - Charity helpline dedicated for mental health crises.

UK government webpage on disabilities in higher education

Mind - Fantastic charity with lots of resources on mental health.

Maternity/Paternity

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BAME

BBSTEM - Increasing representation of people of colour in STEM.

Age, Belief, Socio-Economic, Marital and Other Protected Characteristics

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