Abbreviations, acronyms and initialisms

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Abbreviations, acronyms and initialismsAAUW

American Association of University Women.

AHRC

Arts & Humanities Research Council.

AGCAS

Association of Graduate Careers Advisory Services.

AHSSBL

arts, humanities, social sciences, business and law.

AR

annual review.

BBSRC

Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council.

BME

black and minority ethnic.

CTF

Career Track Fellowship.

DWP

Department for Work and Pensions, UK government department.

EBRC

Easter Bush Research Consortium.

ECA

Edinburgh College of Art.

ECR

early career researcher.

ECU

Equality Challenge Unit.

EPSRC

Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council.

ESRC

Economic and Social Research Council.

EUSA

Edinburgh University Students’ Association

FE college

further education college.

FASIC

Fitness Assessment and Sports Injuries Centre at the University of Edinburgh.

FIFA

Fédération Internationale de Football Association (International Federation of Association Football).

GH

guaranteed-hours (contracts of employment).

HEFCE

Higher Education Funding Council for England.

HESA

official agency for higher education statistics in the UK.

HR

Human Resources.

HUP

Healthy University Project.

IAD

Institute for Academic Development at the University of Edinburgh.

LGBTQ+

lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, queer/questioning and other.

MRC

Medical Research Council.

NERC

Natural Environment Research Council

NUS

National Union of Students.

PDR

performance development review.

RCUK

Research Councils UK.

REF

Research Excellence Framework.

SPA

Support for Physical Activity programme.

STEM

science, technology, engineering and mathematics.

STEMM

science, technology, engineering, medicine and mathematics.

STFC

Science and Technology Facilities Council.

UCU

University and College Union.

UEFA

Union of European Football Associations.

UOA

unit of assessment, used by REF.

EqualBITE

Gender equality in higher education

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