Equality, diversity and inclusion (EDI)

Strategy and planning

An overview of our work

Get an overview of our work on equality, diversity and inclusion

EDI strategy and action plans

Find out more about our EDI strategy and action plans for a more diverse and inclusive research and innovation system

Building the evidence base

Read about our evidence-based approach to work on fostering inclusivity

Gender equality plan

Read our gender equality plan; part of our equality, diversity and inclusion work, and a requirement for Horizon Europe funding

Building vital networks to improve mental health

Discover how the research community is working to help our mental health

Our external advisory group

Meet the team helping us to identify priorities and improve outcomes

Research and activities

Our diversity data

Find stats, trends and analysis on our funding diversity data

Gender pay gap report

Find data and analysis on employee information from across UKRI

Addressing under-representation and active participation

Find out how we're creating a research and innovation system for everyone, by everyone

Our work on race and research into inequality

Find out more about the research we’re funding into race and ethnicity

The impact of COVID-19 within ethnic communities

Read about the research we’re funding to investigate causes and find solutions

Taking PRIDE in research and innovation

Learn about our support for LGBTQ+ Pride through our latest campaign

How our councils support EDI

Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC)

The AHRC equality, diversity and inclusion (EDI) action plan 2022 to 2025.

Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC)

See EDI activities, diversity data and ongoing projects supporting diversity and inclusion in our communities

Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC)

Learn more about ESRC's work, including the EDI Caucus, EDI opportunities, and equality impact assessments

Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC)

Find out more about EPSRC's expectations for EDI, diversity data, and inclusion and equality in the research portfolio

Medical Research Council (MRC)

Read about the council's EDI priorities, our diversity data, EDI audit of content, and new supporting initiatives

Natural Environment Research Council (NERC)

NERC diversity and inclusion action plan 2022 to 2025

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