School of Physics & Astronomy

Achievements and awards

Here you can find links to articles detailing various achievements and awards related to the School's commitments to diversity, equality and inclusion.

School's Athena Swann Silver Award renewed
April 2017

Our work in promoting career progression and achievements of women in the school has again been recognised with an Athena Swan Silver award.

Dark energy researcher given major award to take on Einstein's theory
19 December 2016

It is one of the biggest conundrums facing scientists – understanding why our universe is expanding. And the answers could soon be unlocked by Dr Clare Burrage following a £800,000 Research Leadership Award from the Leverhulme Trust.

School's Athena SWANN Silver Award renewed
3 June 2014

The School of Physics and Astronomy has again been highlighted for its work in promoting the career progression of female academics and researchers with the renewal of its Athena Swan Silver Award until April 2017.

Nottingham physicists are winning the fight for equality
22 January 2014

The University of Nottingham’s School of Physics and Astronomy has been awarded  Juno Champion status by the  Institute of Physics (IOP) for taking action to address gender inequities across its student and staff body.

University recognised for commitment to promoting women in science
1 May 2013

The University of Nottingham has been awarded a Silver Athena Scientific Women’s Advancement Network (SWAN) Award. The University of Nottingham is only the third university to achieve this award, joining two other UK Universities that hold the same honour.

Promoting women in science - School of Physics and Astronomy receives accolade
1 September 2010

The School has been awarded a silver Athena SWAN Charter award, which rewards excellent practice in female career progression within science, engineering and technology (SET) departments.

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