Athena SWAN

University recognised with Athena SWAN silver award

Today (Tuesday 7 May 2019) we have been recognised for our ongoing commitment to progressing gender equality by the flagship accreditation scheme, Athena SWAN Charter. Our Silver institutional award has been renewed until 2022, making us one of only 18 universities to hold this accolade.

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Athena SWAN Good Practice Learning and Celebratory Lunch

On Monday 2 July, the Gender Equality Committee hosted an Athena SWAN Good Practice Learning and celebratory lunch, in recognition of Athena SWAN success across the University and on-going hard work from all departments.

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What is Athena SWAN?

The Athena SWAN Charter celebrates success in advancing gender equality in Higher Education and research. The University has an excellent track record, having achieved a Silver Award at institutional level. 21 of our departments now hold either Silver or Bronze.

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Departmental Support

To help support your submission we have provided some model answers that could be adapted to your department.

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