Athena SWAN

Athena SWAN

Athena SWAN (Scientific Women's Academic Network) actions aim to support and promote equality and diversity, bringing representation, progression and success for all.

Equality Challenge Unit’s Athena SWAN Charter was established in 2005 to recognise and promote the careers of women in Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics and Medicine (STEMM).

The Institute of Cancer Sciences received an Athena SWAN Bronze Departmental Award in May 2017.

The following pages provide information on all our activities as well as useful University and external links.

Thank you for your continued support.

Chris Halsey and the SAT team.

Athena SWAN Annual Report 2017



International Women's Day 2018

International Women's Day 2018

Thursday 8 March 2018

Wolfson Wohl Cancer Research Centre ~ Café (Level 4)
Please come and join us for free coffee, tea and cake


All Welcome

International Women's Day 2016

The Institute of Cancer Sciences Athena SWAN team organised an event to showcase the different career paths that women at the University of Glasgow have taken. The event was held at on 8th March 2016 to coincide with International Women's Day.

International Women's Day Event Flyer

Our guest speakers were:

The event was chaired by Prof Nicol Keith, Professor of Molecular Oncology and Director of Research Impact.

We thany everyone for inspirational talks and discussion!


BBSRC Blog:  International Women's Day In Science