Below is is the action list produced by the BABAO EDI Sub-Group. It is subject to regular updates and if you have any questions regarding its contents and the related progress please contact the members of the EDI group.

 

Action

Timescale

Status

Governance

 

 

Review BABAO documents to ensure EDI compliant

Autumn 2019

Completed

Create BABAO EDI webpage

2019

Completed

Create anonymous feedback form

Summer 2020

Completed

Modify conference code of conduct to suit digital activities

Jun 2020

Completed

 Action

 Timescale

 Status

EDI survey

 

 

Conduct EDI survey

Dec 2019-Jan 2020

Completed

Analyse data from survey

Feb 2020-July 2020

Ongoing

EDI committee to make initial recommendations to Trustees on actions from survey

8th July 2020

Completed

Write up survey, review plans for publication/dissemination

Aug 2020-Dec 2021

 

Resurvey membership

c. 2022

 

 Action

 Timescale

 Status

Member support initiatives

 

 

Creation of reduced fee for members from qualifying countries

Implemented 2018

Completed

Create anonymous feedback form

Summer 2020

Completed

Devise and implement microgrant scheme for 2020

Jun 2020-Jul 2020

Completed

Devise decolonising grant scheme for 2021 onwards

Jul 2020- Dec 2020

Ongoing

Implement decolonising grant scheme for 2021 onwards

Early 2021 (at same time as next grant round)

 

Identify new routes to use BABAO funds to support current members:

  1. Membership fee waivers
  2. Further conference bursaries
  3. Conference accommodation fee subsidy
  4. Member donations options

Open ended

Ongoing

 Action

 Timescale

 Status

Community activities

 

 

BABAO community digital events

Summer 2020

Ongoing

EDI-group sponsored digital event -hire external coordinator

Jul 2020

Ongoing

Run session

Sep 2020

 

Identify future sessions and topics

Nov 2020 -

 

Support member-led activities through workshop grants

2020 -

Ongoing

 Action

 Timescale

 Status

Resources

 

 

Anti-racist resources for Biological Anthropology reading list – create and share living document

May 2020-Jul 2020

Completed

Continue to add resources

Jul 2020 -

Ongoing

Co-production/Sharing of teaching resources

September 2020?

 

 Action

 Timescale

 Status

Conference

 

 

Conference bursaries to support members with low incomes

Since 2018

Completed

Payment of expenses and fees for members presenting BABAO funded research at BABAO conference

Since 2018

Completed

Implement suggestions from EDI survey for 2021 conference

2021

 

Explore and implement new ways to create a more inclusive conference

2019-

Ongoing

 Action

 Timescale

 Status

Student member initiatives

 

 

Professional Development Digital Panels

2020-

Ongoing

  • Demystifying Publishing Panel

July 2020

 

  • CV Workshop

Autumn 2020

 

  • Grant Funding Panel/Workshop

Autumn 2020

 

  • ‘Alt-Ac’ (non-academic) Bioanth Careers

Autumn 2020

 

Conference Ideas for Student Inclusion

 

 

  • Let’s Do Lunch: pairing students and professionals for an informal meal/event

2021

 

  • Dedicated Student Symposium

2021

 

  • Pre-conference workshop to get feedback/guidance on presentations/posters

2021

 

 Action

 Timescale

 Status

Outreach

 

 

Digital activities based around Skype a scientist model

2020-

 

Schools events to reach new communities

2020-

 

Continue to engage with large, national children’s events

 

Ongoing

Regional events

 

Ongoing

 

 

 

 

 

Last edited July 2020