Additional Resources

Departmental Support and Inclusion Groups and Social Networks available at UCL

UCL has a wide range of Inclusion Groups and Social Networks.  Further information on these groups can be found below.

Saf Mendez BAME Champion

BAME Champion

Saf Mendez (they/them) - I am in my first year of my PhD and would like to take this opportunity to officially introduce myself to the department. I am excited to be a member of the EDI (Equality, Diversity & Inclusivity) committee to promote its values across the department.

Rainbow Flag

LGBTQ+ Champion

Dr River Riley (he/him/his) is an  Associate Lecturer (Teaching), our Outreach and Public Engagement Coordinator and LGBTQ+ Champion. River is dedicated to ensuring you are welcomed and supported.

Mental Health First Aider

Mental Health First Aider

The departmental Mental Health First Aider is Claire Gacki.  Claire is available throughout the week to discuss any mental health concerns and signpost to available help.

Wellbeing Champion

Wellbeing Champion

Claire Gaki and Tamara Alhilfi are our Wellbeing Champions in the Chemistry Department.  They have information about Wellbeing @UCL and can signpost to relevant services and support to staff and students

Postgraduate Student Advisor

Cally Haynes is available to offer informal guidance to PG students on matters to do with and which may impact your research career and support students through their PhD.


Inclusion Lead & Dignity at Work Advisor

We are currently recruiting for a new Inclusion Lead & Dignity at Work Advisor.