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Diversity & Inclusion

GSE Connect: Women Supporting Women in Government Science and Engineering

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  Introducing… GSE Connect On 11 February 2021, International Day of Women and Girls in Science, the GSE Women’s Working Group began piloting a new scheme to support women in the GSE profession. GSE Connect is a networking and peer …

Global Accessibility Awareness Day 19th May – The importance of clear comms

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Global Accessibility Awareness Day 19th May – The importance of clear comms Paul Willgoss MBE, HSE, Science Division, Chief Scientific Adviser’s Office I am a disabled civil servant, and I’ve been involved in improving the Civil Service for others over …

How do you spell “you”?  Discovering dyslexia and the power of having mentor

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How do you spell “you”?  Discovering dyslexia and the power of having mentor Nigel Barraclough, Government Science & Engineering (GSE) member and civil servant for over 20 years, writes about his experience managing dyslexia and how having a mentor made …

An invitation to share your thoughts on UKRI’s draft strategy

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The consultation on UKRI’s new Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Strategy is open until noon on 28 March 2022. The draft strategy sets out UKRI’s ambition for an inclusive research and innovation system and UKRI’s long-term commitment to achieving this aim. The …

The importance of the Workplace Adjustment Passport for Civil Service employees

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The importance of the Workplace Adjustment Passport for Civil Service employees What is a Workplace Adjustment Passport? The Workplace Adjustment Passport is a very helpful tool to support employees with a disability, health condition or those who are undergoing gender …