Equality and diversity

We provide a supportive environment that enables our staff and students to succeed individually and collectively in delivering outstanding research and education

The Department of Chemistry prides itself on being a world-leading department in attracting and supporting the best staff and students. The Department of Chemistry values and celebrates its diverse workforce and we are committed to creating a truly open and inclusive culture where every individual can be free to reach their full potential. Our code of conduct outlines the standard of behaviour that all staff are expected to champion. We welcome questions, feedback and ideas to our EDI committee.

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Chemistry EDC Committee / Athena SWAN submission

Find out more about the role and remit of the departmental Equality, Diversity and Culture (EDC) Committee

Our Department has been recognised with an Athena SWAN gold award since 2013

Bullying and Harassment

The Faculty of Natural Sciences is taking action to eliminate discrimination, harassment and bullying.

Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Centre

Imperial College London has a dedicated Equality, Diversity & Inclusion Centre (EDIC). EDIC works to promote and embed all aspects of equality, diversity and inclusion throughout Imperial.

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Flexible Working/Family Friendly

All Imperial employees, not just parents and carers, have the legal right to request flexible working.

Mental Health Support and Information

As a Department we want to create a community that values mental wellbeing, supports those who are facing challenges, and constantly adapts to the changing pressures we all experience.

Resources for Students

The Imperial Student Support Zone provides practical advice and support for students to be and feel at their best.