Athena SWAN in IHW

Athena SWAN in IHW

On 1 October 2015 the Institute of Health and Wellbeing has gained a prestigious Athena SWAN Silver departmental award. The award recognises commitment to tackling gender inequality in higher education.

Athena swan silver photo

Asha Costigan and Audrey Dickie were delighted to accept the Silver Award on behalf of the Institute of Health and Wellbeing on 16 December 2015 in Oxford University Examination rooms.

Professor Sally-Ann Cooper, Professor of Learning Disabilities and Deputy Director of the Institute of Health and Wellbeing, said: “We are delighted to have achieved a Silver Athena SWAN award recognising the work of all staff in ensuring that gender equality is embedded within the Institute, with equality of opportunity a reality rather than just an ambition.”’

The University of Glasgow is committed to promoting equality of opportunity in all its activities and aims to provide a work, learning, research and teaching environment free from discrimination and unfair treatment. Procedures for advancement, promotion and progression are intended to be fair, transparent and consistent with the university's Equal Opportunities Policies. The Institute of Health and Wellbeing's commitment to equal opportunities has been recognised by our receiving an Athena SWAN Bronze Award in 2014.

A copy of our Athena SWAN Silver Application and Action Plan is available to download Athena Swan Silver Application and Action Plan

A copy of our Athena SWAN Bronze Application and Action Plan is available to download. Athena SWAN Bronze Application and Action Plan

AS Award Anna Cooper  Professor Anna Cooper receiving the Athena Swan Bronze Award in 2014