Our differences enrich and enable us as an organisation to benefit from different perspectives and experiences. This diversity allows us to support better decision-making.

We fully value and recognise the contribution of all and celebrate and harness our differences. We are an equal opportunities employer.

Download the RSE Diversity Policy 2019 (3MB, PDF)

We demonstrate our commitment to this policy by:

  • Ensuring that our staff and fellows are informed and aware of their responsibilities to support diversity and inclusion
  • Ensuring that our working policies and practices accept and treat everyone fairly and that we respect and value differences
  • Promoting equality of opportunity and diversity within the communities in which we work
  • Monitoring, evaluating and reviewing activity to secure continuous improvement in all that we do
  • Offering an impartial platform, through our work, to bring together people from a variety of demographics, socio-economic backgrounds, countries and cultures
  • Taking steps to accelerate the diversification of the Fellowship
  • Recognising Scotland’s at-risk academic and refugee community and the potential it has to make outstanding and meaningful contributions to the future prosperity of Scottish society.
  • Continuing our active membership with the UK Academies Human Rights Committee, forming part of the International Human Rights Network