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New Athena SWAN bronze logo - 2012

Athena SWAN 

The Athena SWAN Charter recognises and celebrates good employment practice for women working in science, engineering and technology (SET) in higher education and research.  

Any university or research institution which is committed to the advancement of the careers of women in SET in higher education and research can apply for membership.

The University successfully renewed its Athena Swan Bronze award in 2014 recognition of its success in recruiting, retaining and promoting women in Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics and Medicine (STEMM).

Find out more:

    About the Charter


Information on the application process and associated guidance documents for 2012 and 2013 Awards can be found on:


School Applications


Women in lab