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Equality, Diversity & Inclusion

Within the Scherman Group we believe that diversity is a strength, and that a diverse and inclusive workplace is essential for success. We are committed to creating an environment where everyone feels valued and respected, regardless of their background, beliefs, or identity.
We know that a diverse workforce leads to better decision-making, more creativity, and improved problem-solving, and we're committed to attracting and retaining the best talent from all walks of life.
We recognize that there is always more work to be done, and we are committed to continuous improvement in our diversity and inclusion efforts. We believe that by fostering a culture of diversity and inclusion, we can create a better future for everyone.
The Scherman Group has an ED&I represensive that is part of the Departmental ED&I initatives.

Scherman Group Statistics


We are proud to have a diverse community of over 40 PhD students, representing over 30 nationalities, showcasing our commitment to global inclusivity and the exchange of diverse perspectives.

Postdoctoral Reserach Associates (PDRAs)

Over 35 PDRAs have come through the Scherman Group and 75% have gone on to secure subsequent positions in academia.
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Gender representation

We are committed to fostering a gender-balanced team, recognising the importance of diversity and inclusion in our research team.
At present we have a 45 : 53 : 2 ratio of F : M : X of PhD students (current + past), 47 : 53 F : M for MPhil students (current + past) and 32 : 68 F : M for Part III students (current + past).

PhD Students

Prof Scherman has graduated over 40 PhD students since starting the Scherman Group in 2006. 
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