• A view of Lincoln, UK, from the Brayford Pool, looking up to the cathedral towering over the buildings below
  • Group shot of founding researchers in the Eleanor Glanvlle Centre
  • A female academic in discussion with 2 colleagues, gesturing with her hands in enthusiasm
  • Two female, black, academics chatting over coffee
  • A male academic sat writing at a table, engrossed in work
  • Smiling female academic listening to a colleague talking during a discussion group activity
  • A male BAME academic giving a lively lecture about equality within education, gesturing with his hands
  • A female, white, academic giving a talk in front of a banner stting 'equality in education'

The EGC is the central department for diversity and inclusion and the hub of EDI activity at the University of Lincoln. Set up to ensure coherence and coordination in our approach, the Centre works in partnership with stakeholders across the institution to deliver the strategic ambitions of the University in terms of inclusion and diversity and drives culture change.

The Centre brings together equality mandates (e.g. Athena Swan and the Race Equality Charter), interdisciplinary research, scholarly activities and innovation in the EDI space, to effect transformative change and embed a more inclusive culture within the core business of the University.   

We have a thriving interdisciplinary research community that critiques and challenges social exclusion and inequality in contemporary society, and seeks to understand and challenge discrimination both in higher education and the wider society. 

We specialise in the development and evaluation of EDI strategies and interventions and their impact, both within the University and across the sector, and outcomes of our research inform and influence evidence-based policy and shape best-practice both within the UK and internationally.