EDIpedia aims to address the longstanding preoccupation of STEM curricula with contributions from individuals who do not reflect the full diversity of the historic and contemporary global research community.
Our Diversity Calendar has been developed as a resource for LJMU Staff and Students. It underscores our commitment to celebrating and respecting the diverse cultures, faith and communities within our University.
Liverpool John Moores University joined the Athena SWAN charter in 2014 and was first presented with an Institutional Bronze award in 2014, in recognition of ongoing work relating to gender equality. Since then, LJMU had a second successful submission of their Institutional Bronze award in 2017.
LJMU was awarded the Liverpool Bambis Breastfeeding Friendly Mayoral Award in June 2022. The award recognises commitment to supporting staff, students and visitors who are breastfeeding their children to feel welcome to do so across campus buildings.
In 2022, LJMU renewed their Diversity Champions membership, to ensure the continuation of our LGBTQI+ staff feeling free to be themselves and to continue the work to increase the feeling of belongingness.
The Navajo Merseyside and Cheshire LGBTIQA+ Charter Mark is an equality mark sponsored by In-Trust Merseyside and supported by the LGBTIQA+ Community networks across Merseyside - a signifier of good practice, commitment and knowledge of the specific needs, issues and barriers facing LGBTIQA+ people in Merseyside.
In 1978 gay rights activist Gilbert Baker created the first Pride flag with the goal of it being a sumbol for everyone. Since then many new flags were created to represent all communities within the LGBTQI+ community.
The purpose of the Associate Deans for Diversity and Inclusion is to support the University in driving forward the diversity and inclusion agenda at Faculty and Professional Services level and ensure local issues inform the diversity and inclusion overall approach.
The purpose of the Diversity and Inclusion Champions is to support the University in driving forward the diversity and inclusion agenda at Faculty and Professional Services level and ensure local issues inform the diversity and inclusion overall approach.
LJMU’s Diversity and Inclusion Team are proud to be working in partnership with an array of diversity and inclusion training specialists and subject matter experts, in order to offer the opportunity to participate in workshops and training.
Adopting the Swahili name ‘Nia,’ meaning ‘purpose’, the programme was delivered by The King’s Fund to help create an inspiring and motivating career vision for colleagues. Staff registered on the virtual three-day programme received individual 1:1 personal coaching sessions.