Equality & Diversity Committees & Groups

Equality Champion

The University’s Associate Principal (Social Inclusion) Professor Douglas Brodie is the Equality and Diversity Champion.

His role is to advocate the equality agenda and strategy and support the Equality and Diversity Manager in developing and implementing the best policy and practice on campus.

Professor Brodie is the Convener of the University Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Committee. The membership includes representatives from Faculties, Professional Services and Strathclyde Students' Union.

Equality, Diversity & Inclusion Committee

The Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Committee (EDIC) is a University Committee overseeing the University’s compliance with its equality and diversity obligations, most recently set out within the Equality Act 2010.

Strathclyde University celebrates the diversity and inclusion of our socially progressive University community and is committed to raising awareness of and promoting opportunities for equality and diversity.

The Committee is convened by Professor Douglas Brodie, Associate Principal, Social Inclusion and meets formally three times a year.

The full remit can be found here EDIC Remit 2022-2023 (Word doc)

Gender Equality Steering Group

The role of the Gender Equality Steering Group is to help promote and advance gender equality within the University’s staff and student populations and specifically to oversee progress against the University’s Athena SWAN Action Plan and student Gender Action Plan.

The Committee is convened by the Equality and Diversity Manager and meets formally three times a year.

The full remit can be found here GESG Remit 2022-2023

Race Equality Working Group

The University has established a Race Equality Working Group.

The group draws membership from students and staff across the university. Its role is to ensure the University supports an inclusive environment for Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) students and staff, promotes racial diversity across the University and, where required, improves educational and employment outcomes for BAME students and staff.

It will develop recommendations for specific actions to address race equality issues, using internal and external evidence.


WISE Committee

The WISE committee, Women in Science and Engineering, was formed in early 2010 to collect and address some issues commonly faced by female academics across the various engineering departments. This was expanded to include the Faculty of Science in 2020.

The full remit and membership can be found here.

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