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National Staff Networks Day

May 11th is the National Day for Staff Networks, celebrated since May 2017 it provides an opportunity to celebrate and acknowledge the contributions, inspiration, insight and experiences of our colleagues.
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Diversity Pay Report 2021

Durham's Diversity Pay Report 2021 is available
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Opportunity to join The Respect Oversight Group

Opportunity to join The Respect Oversight Group We are looking for a PSS member of staff to join the University’s Respect Oversight Group.
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Race Equality Charter (REC) Update and Next Steps

Following our participation in Advance HE’s REC developmental review process in September 2021, where a charters expert has reviewed and fed back on our REC application and action plan drafts, members of our REC Self-Assessment Team have been liaising with key stakeholders to continue to refine our submission.
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DU Inclusion Calendar 2022

Durham University’s Inclusion Calendar for 2022 is now available to download
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Celebrating Windrush Day

This year will mark 73 years since the SS Empire Windrush arrived at Tilbury Docks in Essex carrying the first Caribbean migrants to the UK to help re-build Britain after the Second World War. This year also marks the fourth national Windrush Day.
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Women@DU seeks new Co-Chairs!

Women@DU are seeking to appoint 2 new Co-Chairs, 1 from our academic community and 1 from our professional services community, to help lead the network
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Gypsy, Roma and Traveller History Month

Since June 2008 Gypsy, Roma and Traveller History Month has been celebrated from 1st - 30th June by people throughout the UK.
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Celebrating Pride 2021

Wishing all of our LGBTQ+ community a joyful #Pride month this June. Everyone should be free to be their authentic self.
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Tackling racial harassment in higher education

Following on from Equality and Human Right’s Commission’s 2019 report Tackling racial harassment: universities challenged Universities UK (UUK) have published a new set of recommendations designed to decisively tackle racial harassment in UK higher education.
Tackling racial harassment in higher education