The Athena SWAN awards recognise and celebrate good practice in recruiting, retaining and promoting women in SET within Higher Education. Athena SWAN awards are available at University and Departmental levels. The clinical school is proud to say that it holds a silver award.

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Who's Who

The project involves the whole School, which has 12 Departments and 6 Institutes/Units. Each Department and Institute/Unit has identified one or more Equality Champion who are liaising with departmental administrators to disseminate Athena practices and information.

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Funding Opportunities

For further information regarding funding, grants and competitions, please visit the Academic Women's Forum website.

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Practical policies can combat gender inequality

July 10, 2015

Mechanisms to help researchers to balance work and home lives have made a positive difference to the gender balance at my…

Accounting for career breaks

June 4, 2015

The need to adopt a sound strategic approach to securing a tenured faculty position – taking into account career breaks.…

Mentors needed

January 9, 2015

The Social Mobility Foundation is looking for mentors for students aged 16-17 who are in their first year of A-levels.…

Gender Equality Awards for University and Departments

October 14, 2014

Cambridge joins a select group of universities thanks to national recognition for work on gender equality. Cambridge has joined a…

Motherhood and science

May 16, 2014

Dr Kay Tye, from the Picower Institute for Learning and Memory at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in Cambridge, recently…

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