Athena SWAN in IHW

Athena SWAN Gold

Photo of Professor Anna Cooper holding Athena SWAN Gold award‌In March 2018, the Institute of Health and Wellbeing gained a prestigious Athena SWAN Gold Departmental Award (on appeal), recognising our commitment to tackling gender inequality in higher education. Professor Jill Pell, Director of IHW, said: “Professor Sally-Ann Cooper and her team have done a fantastic job in leading the Institute of Health and Wellbeing to its success in achieving Athena Swan Gold. As a result of their efforts, equality and diversity are embedded in all aspects of our work ensuring the institute is a great place to work for all its staff and students.”

Institute of Health and Wellbeing Athena SWAN Gold application (April 2017)

Athena SWAN Silver

Silver award photoAsha 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.

‌When it was renewed in 2017, Caroline Haig and Julie Langan-Martin collected the award at a ceremony on 04 December 2017 in University of Glasgow's Bute Hall. ‌‌‌‌

Photo from Athena SWAN awards ceremony Dec 2017 with Caroline Haig and Julie Langan-MartinProfessor 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.”

Athena SWAN Bronze

SA Cooper collecting AS BronzeThe 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 was recognised by the awarding of Athena SWAN Bronze in 2014, collected by Professor Sally-Ann Cooper. ‌