Queen’s Gender Initiative: The Gender Initiative provides a channel for women’s views on priority issues for women to come to the fore. This forum also acts as a route through which women’s responses to policies, practices and procedures can be made known to senior organisational managers.
Diversity and Inclusion Unit: Information in relation to QUB equality policies and procedures and the latest developments in Equality and Diversity at Queen's.
Work Life Balance Policies / Application Forms: Information in relation to Adoptive Leave, Career Break, Career Break Extension, Dependent Leave (including Bereavement Leave), Flexible Working (incl part-time working), Parental Leave, Paternity Leave, Paternity Leave (Adoptive), Shared Parental Leave.
Maternity Leave: Information and guidance on Maternity Leave Policies and Procedures.
Equality Challenge Unit / Athena SWAN: The Athena SWAN Charter recognises and celebrates good employment practice for women working in science, engineering and technology (SET) in higher education and research.
genSET: is an innovative project aiming to improve the excellence of European science through inclusion of the gender dimension in research and science knowledge making. It is a forum for sustainable dialogue between European science leaders, science stakeholder institutions, gender experts, and science strategy decision-makers, to help implement effective overall gender strategies.
WISE: WISE works to ensure that the UK has a skilled, committed and talented workforce in science, engineering and technology (STEM). This means helping schools, employers and other organisations to inspire girls and to enable women to progress in STEM careers.
Leadership Foundation for Higher Education / Aurora: Preparing all who work in HE for new levels of leadership in their careers and within their universities or higher education colleges. We have put substantial investment into UK higher education with significant elements exclusively for our members.
WITS: is an active forum for women in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).
The Daphne Jackson Trust Fellowships: A Daphne Jackson Fellowship is a unique fellowship designed to return scientists, engineers and technologists to their careers after a break. Fellowships are normally undertaken on a part-time basis in a university or research establishment in the UK.
EMBO excellence in life sciences: Access to funding, training and networking is essential for young scientists to develop the qualities needed to excel in their research careers. Through key programmes developed for early career scientists, from post-doc to young group leader, EMBO offers resources to plan for success.
Dorothy Hodgkin Fellowship: This scheme is for excellent scientists in the UK at an early stage of their research career who require a flexible working pattern due to personal circumstances such as parenting or caring responsibilities or health issues. Female candidates are particularly invited to apply.