Department for Health: Equality & Diversity
29th April 2015: Exeter's Sport and Health Athena SWAN lead visits Bath
We are delighted to welcome A/Professor Joanna Bowtell - chair of Exeter’s Sport and Health Sciences Athena SWAN Department Self-Assessment Team (DSAT) - to the Department. Jo will be sharing insights from Exeter's recent success in gaining a Silver Athena...
We want to know what you think
In April we distributed an independently administered survey to staff and students to seek feedback about issues, best practices and ideas for moving forward with the Athena SWAN action plan. The results of the survey will be independently analysed and...
Launching Athena SWAN in Health
Our Department began work on achieving Athena SWAN accreditation in Autumn 2014 and on Thursday 18th December, 2014, we held a forum to launch Athena SWAN as a key priority. 35 staff members participated in round table discussions to identify the benefits...
Welcome to our blog
This is the Department for Health's Athena SWAN blog page, where we will be communicating our journey towards an Athena SWAN Bronze Award to staff and students. Why are we doing it? There is an extensive body of research that demonstrates gender inequality...