Equal Opportunities

EPSRC is committed to promoting equality of opportunity and diversity for all in its employment and its places of work, eliminating unjustified discrimination on any grounds, including, but not limited to, the following protected characteristics:

  • Age
  • Disability
  • Gender reassignment
  • Marriage and civil partnerships
  • Pregnancy and maternity
  • Race
  • Religion or belief
  • Sex
  • Sexual orientation

EPSRC is committed to ensuring that:

  • All employees, agency workers and contractors, whether part-time, full-time or temporary, are treated fairly and with respect.

  • Unlawful discrimination is avoided in all aspects of employment including recruitment and selection, promotion, transfer, opportunities for training, pay and benefits, other terms of employment and discipline.

  • All reasonable steps are taken to employ, train and promote employees on the basis of their experience, abilities and qualifications without regard to any of the protected characteristics listed above.

  • All reasonable steps are taken to provide a work environment in which all employees are treated with respect and dignity, and that is free from harassment and bullying.