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Our principles and ways of working

Our research, evaluation, knowledge exchange and teaching is underpinned by principles that act as the foundation on which we conduct ourselves and our work. Some of these principles are presented in detail on this page alongside other information that is relevant to the ways we work. 

Race Equality Statement

The Centre thought it important to have a Race Equality Statement relating to the research, evaluation and knowledge exchange work undertaken in the Centre as well as teaching, supervision, and other activity.  The statement places ‘anti-racism’ as an aim rather than a met objective.  Racism acts through structures and institutions as well as individuals. Even when all individuals in an institution are not consciously racially prejudiced, systems, policies and processes can result in segregation, marginalisation, and discrimination.  Staff felt that the statement needed to acknowledge this. Given that this was a race equality statement, staff felt that racism needed to be clearly foregrounded rather than placed alongside other dimensions of inequity. However, we also wanted to include an acknowledgement of how racism intersects with other dimensions of inequity.

 

You can download the full statement here (DOCX, 18KB), a full list of sources can also be downloaded here (DOCX, 20.5KB).

Information Governance Statement

This document sets out the information governance and security measures that we have in place to process personal data and other confidential data. It covers compliance, personal security, confidentiality, access control, network security, data security breach management and use of physical assets, among others. This document is updated on a regular basis in line with the required regulations. 

You can download the latest information governance document here (DOCX, 748.3KB)


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