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Tagged With: Athena SWAN

Men are still more likely to be promoted than women in academia

Dr Pat Goodwin CBiol FRSB, diversity champion for the RSB Council, discusses some of the findings from the ASSET 2016 report. When it comes to academia, are a higher proportion of men than women promoted to their current position? This is true according to the findings of the latest ASSET (Athena Surveys of Science Engineering … Continue reading »

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Tackling the underrepresentation of women in science

By Dr Zenobia Lewis, Senior Lecturer and Co-Chair for University of Liverpool Institute of Learning and Teaching Athena SWAN Team As many in the Higher Education community are aware, the Equality Challenge Unit (ECU) Athena Swan Charter has been a driving force supporting women in science in the UK for the past decade. The Charter … Continue reading »

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Panellists needed for women in science awards

It is well known that senior positions in universities and research institutes are predominantly filled by men, and moves are being made to tackle this. To increase gender equality, Athena SWAN recognises universities which are committed to the advancement and promotion of women in Science, Technology, Engineering, Maths and Medicine (STEMM). The Athena SWAN Charter … Continue reading »

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