The Ear Institute and UCL actively promote Equality, Diversity and Inclusion. On this page you will find key information on issues relating to race, gender, religion and belief, sexual orientation, and disability as well as other equalities initiatives at UCL. You will also find links to Faculty of Brain Sciences and UCL webpages with further details on equality and diversity.
UCL Ear Institute Inclusion Leads
You can get in touch with the Ear Institute's own inclusion leads to talk around any issue relating to equality, diversity and inclusion at the Institute. The conversation will be in the strictest confidence and your anonymity is guaranteed.
Race, Religion and Belief
- Race: The equality diversity and inclusion strategy 2015-2020; Race Equality Steering group; Black and Minority Ethnic networks and more
- Religion and Belief: Guidance for managers; Religious Equality Policy for students and other useful links
We aim to promote gender equality in all our operations and prevent unlawful gender discrimination.
- Further information including : Maternity/Paternity; 50-50 gender equality group; female role models; pregnancy and students and much more.
Dignity at work
- UCL has a network of anti- harassment advisors and a policy to ensure that harassment and bullying are not tolerated within the workplace.
- A list of Dignity at work advisors can be found here
There is no compulsory retirement age at UCL. Staff may be able to flexibly retire or retire before 65 dependent upon pension scheme rules but are encouraged to discuss retirement plans early with their line manager.
Staff will be offered membership of UCL Alumni Association upon retirement.
We are committed to promoting disability equality and there are separate student and staff services available for support.
At UCL there are number of different equality networks including DEOLO network of departmental equal opportunity liaison officers who act for both students and staff as a source of advice. One role of the DEOLO is to help the Head of Department with implementation of UCLs Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Strategy 2015, Athena Swan and Race Equality Charter.