Athena Swan Charter
A commitment to the promotion of equality through opportunity and to creating and sustaining an environment that values and celebrates the diversity of our staff and student body
The Athena SWAN Charter evolved from work between the Athena Project and the Scientific Women’s Academic Network (SWAN), to advance the representation of women in science, technology, engineering, medicine and mathematics (STEMM). With the support of Equality Challenge Unit (ECU) and the UKRC, the Charter was officially launched in 2005, with the first awards conferred in 2006. The Charter has grown consistently from its inception.
The School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (EEECS) is committed to the promotion of equality of opportunity and to creating and sustaining an environment that values and celebrates the diversity of its staff and student body. In particular, the School is committed to supporting the career progression of women in science, engineering and technology (SET) in line with the principles of the Athena SWAN Charter which are:
For more information, visit the Athena Swan website
Queen's University Belfast is committed to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion.
For more information please read our Equality and Diversity Policy.
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