Further Athena Swan successes

Three UofG schools and institutes have won Athena Swan departmental awards which recognise commitment to advancing the careers of women in science, technology, engineering, maths and medicine.

Silver ‘departmental’

University of Glasgow, Institute of Health and Wellbeing

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.”

Bronze ‘departmental’

University of Glasgow, School of Computing Science
University of Glasgow, School of Veterinary Medicine

For more information visit Equality Challenge Unit

Sarah Dickinson, Head of Equality Charters at Equality Challenge Unit said: "Equality Challenge Unit is delighted to recognise the 97 institutions and departments who have succeeded in either earning or retaining an Athena SWAN award.

"In an ever changing higher education landscape, we realise that participating in the charter is a significant undertaking, and we would like to take this opportunity to thank and congratulate all those who participated for their demonstrable commitment to tackling gender inequality."


First published: 5 October 2015

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