The School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science has been awarded a Silver Award by Athena SWAN in recognition of its good practice on recruiting, retaining and promoting women in SET (Science, Engineering and Technology) in higher education.
Representatives from the School attended a presentation ceremony held at the University of Birmingham on May 3rd.
The Athena SWAN Charter was launched in June 2005 and the beliefs underpinning the Charter are:
Queen's University was also the only UK University to be awarded a Silver institutional honour at the Athena SWAN Charter awards. In addition to the institutional award, Queen's is the UK University with the most departmental silver awards, with seven individual Schools receiving silver awards. Queen's University will host the Athena SWAN awards next year.
|Staff from Queen's with their Athena SWAN Awards|
Information on the SWAN activities for the School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science may be found by clicking here.