Human Resources

Athena SWAN

The University was conferred with the first Silver Athena SWAN University award in May 2012 and this has been retained in the latest SWAN awards in 2015.


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

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


‌  Left to right: - Ms Lynn Boyd, Queen's Gender Initiative, Ms Jane Garvey, Equal Opportunities Unit, Professor Tom Millar, Engineering and Physical Sciences, Mr Paul Browne, Equal Opportunities Unit, Professor Yvonne Galligan, Queen's Gender Initiative


The School awards held by the University as at May 2015 are as follows:

Gold Award


Biological Sciences Swan Assessment Team



 School of Psychology SAT team with Vice-Chancellor, Professor Patrick Johnston


Silver Award



School of Pharmacy SAT team


School of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering SAT team

 School of Medicine, Dentistry and Biomedical Sciences SAT team



For further details regarding Athena Swan please click here.