The Equality and Diversity Forum (EDF) Research Network is a multi-disciplinary equality and human rights network bringing together academics, policy makers, NGOs and funders to inform and improve UK policy and legislation.

Call for contributions – Beyond 2015: shaping the future of equality, human rights and social justice

EDF and the EDF Research Network are calling for contributions to ‘Beyond 2015’ – a cross-sector and multidisciplinary project about equality, human rights and social justice in the UK.
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Consultation on ‘Science 2.0’: Science in Transition

The European Commission is holding a public consultation on Science 2.0. The consultation is open till end of September.
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Scoping study: ‘Identifying Human Rights Stories’

Identifying Human Rights Stories: A scoping study by Dr Alice Donald and Elizabeth Mottershaw was published in July 2014.
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Procurement opportunity: equality and human rights law relating to religion or belief

The EHRC is advertising a procurement opportunity for a review of the interpretation and effectiveness of equality and human rights law relating to religion or belief. The deadline for submissions of tenders is 7 October.
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JRF evidence reviews: Reducing Poverty in the UK

The Joseph Rowntree Foundation (JRF) published 'Reducing Poverty in the UK: a collection of evidence reviews' in August 2014.
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JRF report: ‘Tackling poverty across all ethnicities in the UK’

A JRF report published in August 2014 argues that evidence shows there is a strong link between poverty in the UK and ethnicity.
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Research on ‘Poverty through a Gender Lens’

'Poverty through a Gender Lens: Evidence and Policy Review on Gender and Poverty' by Fran Bennett and Mary Daly was published in May 2014.
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EHRC call for evidence on religion or belief in the workplace and service delivery

In August 2014, the EHRC launched a call for evidence on religion or belief in the workplace and service delivery. All contributions should be made before 14 October 2014.
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Research on the effect of employment tribunal fees

Research by the Universities of Bristol and Strathclyde examines the effect of employment tribunal fees on employees’ lives and livelihoods.
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EDF and EDF Research Network seminar on ‘Using behaviour change insights to improve equality outcomes’

On 18 June 2014, EDF and EDF Research Network held a seminar on 'Using behaviour change insights to improve equality outcomes'.
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