At the School of Physics, we recognise the need for continuous improvement and are working to identify and remove biases based on gender, ethnicity or origin, culture, language, relationship status, pregnancy, sexuality, race, medical conditions or disability, age and political or religious belief.
The School of Physics is proud to have been awarded a Silver Pleiades Awards in the latest round. See our application (pdf 450kb).
The Pleiades Awards are bestowed by the IDEA Chapter of the Astronomical Society of Australia.
The Pleiades Awards recognise organisations in Australian astronomy that take active steps to advance the careers of women through focused programs and strive for sustained improvement in providing opportunities for women to achieve positions of seniority, influence and recognition.
In an effort to further our goals, the School of Physics has established the Physics Equity and Access Committee (PEAC), which aims to
For queries or concerns related to equity, access or diversity please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you would prefer to report an issue anonymously, you can submit it via the PEAC Report Form.
We have adopted a set of local Provisions as a first step in establishing processes to help us to provide an environment for learning and working where our students, staff and visitors feel comfortable and included.
Our provisions include:
We have also initiated a variety of other programs:
Please email your suggestions for other initiatives to email@example.com