The Department of Mathematical Sciences has been awarded an Athena SWAN Silver Award celebrating good practice in gender equality. You can read their submission here.
Advance HE’s Athena SWAN Charter was established in 2005 to encourage and recognise commitment to advancing the careers of women in STEM academia. Find out more information about the Charter on our internal Athena SWAN website.
For Department of Mathematical Sciences, achievements over five years include:
- the total number of female academic staff in the department has doubled
- the proportion of female PhD students has increased from 20% to 32%
- two female professors were appointed
Tim Rogers, who led the development of the award application, said:
"I am thrilled that our hard work over many years has been recognised. This award gives a fresh impetus to our efforts to make maths in Bath as inclusive and diverse as possible, and I'm excited to see the results of our new action plan."
Next steps include the implementation of the four-year action plan the Department has committed in the application.
If you are interested in exploring other Departmental submissions from University - we currently have 9 Bronze and 5 Silver awards - please visit our Athena SWAN submissions page.