University Athena SWAN

  • Results from the latest Athena Swan round

    In November 2020 assessment round, the Department of Education has been awarded its first Bronze Athena Swan award and the Department of Computer Science re-gained its existing Bronze accreditation, celebrating good practice in gender equality. For the Department of Education,...

  • Athena Swan Charter Review: summary of key developments

    Key points and reflections from your ED&I Officer  Applications: Departmental applicants will be required to consider departmental culture in their application and to include the data from a standardised sector-wide culture survey (already designed, to be released in June 2021)....

  • IWD: celebrating Early Career Researchers at the University

    Last year, as part of Athena Swan Anniversary stories series, we have talked about a growing number of women in professoriate and raised the profile of various routes to professorial roles. For this year's International Women's Day (IWD) feature, ED&I...

  • Gender differences in promotable vs non-promotable tasks

    Context Three months ago Department of Education submitted for their very first Athena Swan Bronze award. While they're awaiting an outcome and a green light to start action plan implementation, their Departmental Self Assessment Team (DSAT) Chair Dr Rita Chawla-Duggan...

  • Our Athena Swan Silver journey so far: collaboration, aspirations and next steps

    It has been a year of worthwhile progress for USAT and we asked Dr Marion Harney, who is the Chair of USAT and the University Athena Swan Leader, to discuss key highlights from the last 12 months, themes that USAT...

  • November updates from Athena SWAN

    This blog article summarises key recent developments and updates from Athena SWAN and Advance HE. Advance HE Chief Exec Alison Johns has written a personal update on how they are working to transform the Charter and support all colleagues in...

  • Two new Athena SWAN awards

    The Department of Economics has been awarded its first Bronze Athena SWAN award and the Department of Biology and Biochemistry has successfully upgraded their existing award to Silver, celebrating good practice in gender equality. You can read their submissions here. Advance...

  • COVID-19: faith and spiritual support

    Due to the COVID-19 pandemic the Chaplaincy and Muslim Prayer Room on campus are now closed. However, there is still a presence of inclusive and holistic care on campus through Student Services. Please find below information on faith based support...

  • Gender equality at Bath - focus group

    The University of Bath intends to apply for an Institutional Athena SWAN Silver award (we currently hold Bronze) to underscore its commitments to gender equality. Embedding good equality practice in all that we do as Departments and as a University...

  • Gender equality: next steps for the University

    We are looking to the future in our final anniversary story, the concluding part of a series reflecting on 10 years of Athena SWAN at the University of Bath. The Athena SWAN Charter recognizes advancement of gender equality. The Charter...