"Learning to Fly"

A short career Development Course for non-clinical women researchers thinking about, or preparing to, embark on independence in their research careers.

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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. Cambridge University holds a Bronze award; the Clinical School a Silver award.

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Who's Who

The project involves the whole School, which has 12 Departments and 4 Institutes. Each Department and Institute has identified one or more Equality Champions 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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