In conflict situations, the Ombudsperson can be contacted informally and confidentially by all EvoPAD members. The ombudsperson will act as an independent and strictly confidential mediator and may contact panels outside EvoPAD where necessary.

Equal Opportunity Commissioner

EvoPAD is strongly supported on all equal opportunity measures and aims by associated PI Sylvia Kaiser who is Equal Opportunity Commissioner of the Faculty of Biology and the Münster Graduate School of Evolution. She will also act as an ombudsperson against any potentially discriminating behaviour or measures.