University Athena SWAN

  • Athena SWAN Bronze renewal submission - Thank You

    Thank you to everyone who assisted with our University Athena SWAN Bronze renewal submission. It was a tremendous team effort and I would like to thank everyone, including the University Self-Assessment Team (USAT), University Executive and Vice-Chancellor's Group. In particular,...

  • Quantitative Results with numbers embedded in the charts - Academic Staff

    Well, within 24 hours we have had 349 views of the data from our survey.  Some staff have requested the data where the percentages/numbers are embedded in the charts.  So, please see below and you will find the data in...

  • Quantitative Results of University Athena SWAN Survey 2016

    So, a month ago I provided a summary on the number of responses we had on completion rates for the University and summaries of the numerical results.  We have completed some further analysis to identify whether there are similar views/responses...

  • University Athena SWAN Survey

    As promised see the links below for  summaries of the quantitative results for the recent Athena SWAN surveys. An update on the findings from the qualitative data (comments, suggestions etc) will be posted once the analysis is complete.  You will see in...

  • Athena SWAN Survey - Data on completion rate

    As promised some data from the Athena SWAN Surveys. Just to remind you all, two surveys were undertaken one for Academic & Teaching and one for research staff.  The majority of the questions were similar, however, we did ask specific questions...

  • Academic Staff - University Athena SWAN Survey Launched

    Dear all The first of our University Athena SWAN surveys is underway. All academic staff should have received an email. Please do contribute to the survey. We are asking for your ideas to help guide our action plan for the...

  • Culture Survey

    The USAT will soon be asking you all to participate in the Athena SWAN culture survey. There will be a survey for academic staff (academics, teaching fellows, prize fellows etc.) as well as a specific Research Fellows/Officers/Assistant survey. Although we...

  • USAT Meeting with Vice-Chancellor

    On the 19th July, six members of the Athena SWAN USAT were given the opportunity to meet with the Vice-Chancellor and discuss progress towards our Athena SWAN objectives. This provided not only an excellent opportunity to highlight the ‘good news...

  • American Society of Mechanical Engineers

    Well, this week I am in Charlotte North Carolina for the https://www.asme.org/events/idetccie So, you attend these conferences and in general listen to technical discussions about a particular aspect of Engineering - not the case here!  Research, teaching and equality go...

  • Time Line for University SWAN submission

    We now have just over 7-months before we submit the University SWAN application to maintain our Bronze Award.  We have achieved a lot in the last few years.  The University now has a mentoring scheme for academics at any stage in...