Equality, diversity and inclusion

We are an equal opportunities employer that aims to embrace diversity in all its forms and provide staff with a sense of belonging no matter their characteristics, culture, experience, education or economic background.  We employ colleagues from across the globe, each contributing to our ethos of excellence.  By fostering an inclusive organisation where people are able to be their true selves we enable the very best science and engineering to take place.

What’s on for EDI at BAS?

The BAS Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Network (EDI) is currently working together with the Diversity in Polar Science Initiative project group and putting together activities to support and accelerate inclusion work at BAS and in the wider UK Polar Community. The BAS EDI Networks is formed by staff across the organisation. If you’d like to contribute to the network, plan an activity or blog, please contact us via email.


Polar Pride day, November 18th

BAS joined the Pride in Polar Research network in celebration of the Polar Pride day on the 18th of November. Many collaborators across the global Polar Community joined in on the celebrations through the event on facebook. You can find stories and pictures shared on the day by searching for #PolarPride on your preferred social media platform!

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field training close to Rothera Research Station


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