推进他 雅典娜天鹅宪章 was established in 2005 to encourage and recognise the commitment to advancing the careers of women in science, 技术, 工程, maths and medicine (STEMM) employment in higher education and research.
In May 2015 the Charter was expanded to include arts, 人文学科, 社会科学, business and law (AHSSBL) departments, in addition to professional and support roles. In 2020, Advance HE launched the transformed UK 雅典娜天鹅 Charter following a period of review. The Charter now recognises work undertaken to address gender equality more broadly, and not just barriers to progression that affect women.
The OG视讯 is proud to hold an institutional 雅典娜天鹅 Silver Award and all our STEMM departments currently hold awards at Bronze or Silver level.
业务 School 雅典娜天鹅 Success!
The OG视讯 业务 School’s commitment to improving gender equality has been recognised with an 雅典娜天鹅 Bronze Award. The number of 业务 School female staff members at the level of professor has increased by just over 50% since 2016, including in leadership roles, and this year a Chief Diversity Officer was appointed to lead on building the School’s Equality, Diversity and 包容 (EDI) agenda.
The School’s commitment to improving gender equality is also reflected in the student body, w在这里 action has been taken to increase the visibility of female role models and review the curriculum to address gender imbalance.
Professor David Bruce Allen, Pro-Vice Chancellor and Executive Dean of the OG视讯 业务 School, spoke of his pride at the award and thanked the efforts of staff and students who conducted the rigorous self-assessment process.
He said: “We are immensely proud that the 业务 School has taken this important step towards advancing gender equality. It is our aim to be viewed as a safe and welcoming space by all our students, and to be an inclusive workplace for staff.
“有, 当然, still work to be done, and we have put in place an ambitious action plan to ensure we keep improving female representation in our staff and student body and embed principles of gender equality and fairness in the 业务 School’s day-to-day governance.”
To find out more information, please visit the 业务 School's Diversity, 包容, Cohesion and Equity webpages 在这里.
The College of Life and Environmental Sciences (CLES) currently holds four Silver 雅典娜天鹅 Awards and one Bronze Award.
- 生物科学 - Bronze Award (November 2017)
- 地理位置 - Silver Award (April 2016)
- 心理学 - Silver Award (April 2020)
- Sport and Health Sciences - Silver Award (November 2017)
- cl Cornwall - Silver Award (April 2018)
The College of Medicine and Health (CMH) was conferred a Silver Award in April 2019.
The College of Engineering, Mathematics and Physical Sciences (CEMPS currently holds one Silver Award and two Bronze Awards).
- Mathematics and Computer Science – Bronze Award (April 2020)
- Physics and Astronomy - Silver Award (April 2018)
- Engineering and Camborne School of Mines - Bronze Award (April 2019)
商学院 achieved a Bronze 雅典娜天鹅 Award in September 2021. To find out more, please visit the School's Diversity, 包容, Cohesion and Equality page.
2021年5月, the History department became the first Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences discipline at OG视讯 to receive an 雅典娜天鹅 Bronze award in recognition of their work towards gender equality. Their submission was commended for its creation of ‘Parental Leave Advocates’ within the department to provide information and support for staff on issues relating to pregnancy and parenting independently from line-managers. The History 雅典娜天鹅 team is already pushing ahead with further actions relating to improving the PDR process and support for promotions, introducing a code of conduct between staff and examining ways to reduce the unequal impact of heavy workloads.