UCL Institute of Ophthalmology


Equality Challenge

Equality Challenge has been established to promote and enhance equality across the Institute of Ophthalmology to benefit all staff and students.

Equality Challenge is embedded in the working of the Institute. As the name suggests, we recognise the challenge of developing a fair society. By fostering a positive environment and offering equality of opportunity, we enable staff and students to flourish and fulfil their potential.

We recognise that enacting cultural change requires commitment and action from everyone at all levels. For this reason, we invite all IoO staff and students to sign our Culture Charter, an initiative to promote values which enact an inclusive working environment.

IoO Culture Charter


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The Equality Challenge Team

Meet the Equality Challenge Team members working to make the Institute of Ophthalmology better and more equality driven.

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Athena SWAN

Equality Challenge upholds the 10 key principles of gender equality, as created by the Athena SWAN Charter.                       

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Our role models

Shining the spotlight on inspirational role models here at the Institute of Ophthalmology.

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Equality in Action

Initiatives and events at the Institute.