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Women of Outstanding achievement award 2012 open for nominations

UKRC and WISE have announced eight categories for this years joint awards Read more

27 April 2012

Science Council commissioned to help increase diversity in the scientific workforce

The commission, from the Royal Society forms part of a new BIS-funded four year programme Read more

15 June 2012

ScienceGrrl Calendar 2013: celebrating the female face of science

ScienceGrrl Calendar 2013: celebrating the female face of science Read more

18 October 2012

Institute of Physics published guide to supporting students with dyslexia

Scientific body produces practical guidance to supporting STEM students with dyslexia Read more

25 September 2013

Royal Society publishes diversity data analysis

4-year diversity programme findings published today examining the make-up of the scientific workforce Read more

07 March 2014

Further steps taken towards an inclusive workforce

Today sees the launch of two further contributions working towards increasing the diversity of the STEM workforce Read more

07 May 2014

Health and Safety Executive chair appointed IChemE president

Judith Hackitt CBE become the Institution of Chemical Engineers’ 73rd President Read more

21 May 2013

Not enough done to improve gender diversity in science say MPs

Science and Technology Committee urge science community to do more to tackle bias and stereotypes Read more

06 February 2014


Statements and reports from UK and international organistions on biodiversity Read more

11 July 2013

Science Council launches Declaration on Diversity

Sixteen member bodies have signed up to the Science Council’s Declaration on Diversity, Equality and Inclusion, publicly committing to delivering a more diverse science workforce. Read more

06 October 2014

Science Council CEO joins new Industry Training board

Diana Garnham, will be part of the new CITB board, helping to address skills challenges faced by the construction sector. Read more

12 January 2015

Diversity resources

05 February 2015

Diversity, Equality and Inclusion

The Science Council has launched a new programme of work to support a more diverse science workforce Read more

03 February 2014


05 February 2015

Newsletter August 2014

Diversity, Equality & Inclusion Update August 2014 Read more

19 August 2014

Newsletter December 2014

Diversity, Equality & Inclusion Update December 2014 Read more

16 January 2015

Newsletter February 2015

Diversity, Equality & Inclusion Update February 2015 Read more

26 February 2015

Starter Steps and Quick Wins

09 February 2015

Being LGBT friendly

Neil Bentley, CEO of OUTstanding, writes about some of the barriers facing LGBT individuals. Read more

16 June 2015


The Science Council responds to the Royal Society of Edinburgh's inquiry into barriers to women in STEM Read more

15 February 2012

UK science workforce

The Science Council is aiming to increase its understanding of the current and future UK science workforce Read more

19 June 2012

Valuing diversity

Caroline Waters OBE shares her perspective on why valuing diversity is important and the benefits it can bring. Read more

16 July 2015

Ten women who led the way in professional science

In honour of International Women's Day, we celebrate the lives and achievements of our members' first 10 female Presidents Read more

06 March 2015

Celebrating International Women's Day 2013

The Science Council celebrated International Women's Day 2013 by compiling list of the first ten female Presidents of its Member Bodies Read more

08 March 2013

Newsletter August 2015

Diversity, Equality & Inclusion Update August 2015 Read more

19 August 2015

Diversity glossary

03 September 2014