Guiding principle 5

5. Equality and diversity are promoted in all aspects of the recruitment and career management of researchers.

a.  Research staff, like all other staff of the University, are protected by and have responsibilities under the University's Equality Policy, and supervisors should ensure that they understand the implications of the policy for their management practice. The policy applies (but is not limited) to advertising of jobs and recruitment and selection, to training and development, to opportunities for promotion, to conditions of service, benefits, facilities and pay, to health and safety, to conduct at work, to grievance and disciplinary procedures and to termination of employment.