The Royal Society is committed to increasing diversity in STEM by seeking out participation from under-represented groups, in order to build and develop a world in which studying and working in science are open to all.
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These 25 case studies celebrate the diversity of approaches taken by scientists combining careers in STEM with caring responsibilities.
This animation and briefing introduces the key concepts and research around unconscious bias.
These resources set out key concepts around improving decision-making in groups.
Explore a series of resources to help develop students’ understanding and awareness of science and the diversity of scientists.
We support and provide the secretariat for the Athena Forum, an independent and expert voice on issues of representation and career progression in higher education and research in STEM.
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The Diversity and Inclusion Committee oversees the Royal Society’s diversity and inclusion strategy and related activities.
Read more about the Diversity and Inclusion Committee
Professor Jeremy Sanders CBE FRS
Professor Jeremy Sanders is a chemist recognised for his innovative applications of NMR spectroscopy in organic and biological chemistry.
Jeremy is current Chair of the Royal Society Diversity and Inclusion Committee.
Professor Veronica van Heyningen CBE FMedSci FRS
Professor Veronica van Heyningen is a geneticist who studies eye development and disease at University College London.
She is a champion of diversity and inclusion in STEM.