The Diversity Interest Group (DIG) is a  unique collaboration of academics at the University of Greenwich who are interested in researching and understanding equality and diversity. The remit of the group is equality and diversity matters arising from any of the 9 protected characteristics covered in the Equality Act 2010:

1. Age
2. Race
3. Sex
4. Disability
5. Sexual orientation
6. Pregnancy and maternity
7. Religion or belief
8. Gender reassignment
9. Marriage or civil partnership

The Diversity Interest Group provides space for collaboration, cross-fertilisation of ideas and germination of new ideas to research and improve our understanding of equality and diversity in the workplace. In particular, the group encourages interdisciplinary research and approaches that include intersectionality.

Follow us on Twitter @DIG_UoG

For more information please contact:

Dr Laura William
Founder and Leader of Diversity Interest Group

Recent Posts

Breaking down barriers to research– academic libraries and accessible resources

By Andrew Day, A.A.Day@Greenwich.ac.uk September 23 2020 sees the deadline for all public sector websites created since 2018 to be made fully accessible, following on from a similar deadline in 2019 for public sector websites created prior to 23 September 2018. Government accessibility guidelines require public sector websites to be ‘make sure online public services … Continue reading Breaking down barriers to research– academic libraries and accessible resources

Sport and racism – why do we still have racism among fans?

By Dr Mazia Yassim Sport is often touted as a means to achieve various social goals including social mobility, rehabilitation of offenders, inclusion, and community cohesion to name but a few. There have been various projects such as the Change Foundation and academic research that also backs these claims (Yassim, 2019; 2013). Especially with regards … Continue reading Sport and racism – why do we still have racism among fans?

Whistleblowing: Discrimination and Gender Dimensions.

Dr Laura William and Dr Wim Vandekerckhove A major new report, commissioned by the All Party Parliamentary Group for Whistleblowing, exposes significant and ongoing shortcomings in legal protection for whistleblowers. This report is based on research that examined over 600 Employment Tribunal cases that went to preliminary hearing or beyond in 2015-2018 inclusive in England … Continue reading Whistleblowing: Discrimination and Gender Dimensions.

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