The School of Medicine has been successfully awarded an Athena SWAN Silver award in April 2016 in recognition of its commitment to advancing women’s careers in science, technology, engineering, maths and medicine (STEMM) employment in higher education and research. The award is valid until April 2019.
The School of Medicine is committed to supporting career development and working to Athena SWAN principles for all our staff through its action plans for academic staff and for administrative, professional and managerial staff and technical staff.
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To address the underrepresentation and advancement of careers of women in STEMM research and academic the school has identified key priorities in its Silver Action Plan which will be achieved over the lifetime of the plan. You can download a full copy of the Silver application and action plan (Appendix 1 and Appendix 2) from this site but in brief, some of our high priority actions are:
There are of course more actions and these are being progressed by a representative group of staff and students through the school's Career Development and Equity Committee (CDEC).
For further information download a copy of the school's Athena SWAN silver application (Appendix 1 and Appendix 2).
Visit the School Workspace for more information and resources on career development in the school and University.
For further information please contact the Chair and Co-Chair of CDEC, Prof Helen Budge and Andrea Greener.
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