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Athena SWAN


The University was conferred with the first Silver Athena SWAN University award in May 2012.

It was announced in April 2013 that two other Universities have achieved this standard, Imperial College London and University of Nottingham.

If you would like to view the QUB submission please click here.




The awards held by the University as at October 2013 are as follows:

Gold Award


Silver Award


Bronze Award


In conferring the silver award to the University, Athena Swan described Queens as a, "National leader in gender-equitable employment practices".


For further details regarding Athena Swan please click here.




Left to right: Ms Lynn Boyd, Queen's Gender Initiative, Ms Jane Garvey, Equal Opportunities Unit

Prof Tom Millar, Engineering and Physical Sciences, Mr Paul Browne, Equal Opportunities Unit

Prof Yvonne Galligan, Queen's Gender Initiative