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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
L.C.William@greenwich.ac.uk
Founder and Leader of Diversity Interest Group

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Young Women and Professional Football Clubs

By Vanessa Fortune V.Fortune@greenwich.ac.uk Three years ago, I set off to try and understand more about the experiences of young women who attend community activities delivered by charities affiliated to professional football clubs in the England. There are 92 professional football clubs in England and Wales of which almost all of them have official registered … Continue reading Young Women and Professional Football Clubs

Getting the message across: Disseminating research in National Hate Crime Awareness Week

Dr Louise Hewitt, Lecturer in Law, University of Greenwich During October I spoke about my research on Disability Hate Crime for National Hate Crime Awareness Week. My research identifies practical changes that the police service can make in order to; increase the recognition and reporting of Disability Hate Crime, improve the identification and response to … Continue reading Getting the message across: Disseminating research in National Hate Crime Awareness Week

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

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