Athena Swan

Athena Swan promotes and supports the careers of women in Science, Engineering and Technology (STEM), and aims to address gender inequalities and imbalance in these disciplines and, in particular, the under-representation of women in senior roles.

Monday, 14 March 2016

Athena SWAN Conference, 27 April 2016 - University of Portsmouth


The Athena SWAN Conference 2016 is rapidly approaching. This year it is 'Athena SWAN for all' and will focus on our successes, how a Gold Award department functions and discuss the way forward for Athena SWAN and what the enhanced process means for those academics and researchers working in non-STEM areas along with the inclusion of Professional and Support staff.
I would encourage as many as possible to attend.
Details of the event are included at the link:


Tuesday, 8 March 2016

International Women’s Day

Today is International Women’s Day, so from our Athena Swan team a Happy Women's Day to all our SEES female staff and beyond.
  













To celebrate this, Dr Edith Rogers has prepared a nice cake. Please help yourself with a piece of cake, which is located in the staff room on the 4th floor, Burnaby Building.  
Happy women's Day!

Tuesday, 1 March 2016

University of Oxford Females in STEM will host its 5th Annual Conference

The University of Oxford Females in Engineering, Science and Technology will host its 5th Annual Conference for Undergraduate and Postgraduate Women in STEM. There are still some places left to attend the conference and so we ask that you please advertise the conference among your students and encourage them to apply. 

The day will be packed full with a stimulating range of talks, interactive workshops and a panel discussion all centred on which career options are available for you as an undergraduate or a young researcher, what steps to take next and how to maximise your potential and achieve your career goals within STEM. There will also be plenty of opportunities to network and share and discuss experiences with both peers and STEM’s most prominent figures.

This event promises to be filled with exciting activities that will open your eyes to the range of roles of women in the scientific world and will present an exciting opportunity for you to be inspired, acquire vital skills, widen your network of connections and be motivated to go out and pursue your goals and careers.