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In Pictures: Athena Swan Awards Celebration

On Monday 5 December 2022, members of the Queen's community came together for our Athena Swan Awards Celebration, recognising our sector-leading achievements towards gender equality.

Professor Ian Greer and Professor Karen McCloskey (on right) pictured with representatives from Advance HE

Queen's is one of only 21 UK Universities to hold a Silver Athena Swan Award, an international framework to support the advancement of gender equality within higher education and research.

Since 2020, eleven schools have either renewed or obtained new awards meaning that all 15 schools in the University now also hold Athena Swan Awards, including three Gold, six Silver and six Bronze.  

group of people chatting over a celebratory buffet lunch in Queen's University Belfast Great Hall

two smiling women chatting over a buffet lunch

Professor Karen McCloskey and Conor Curran smiling with coffee and sanwiches

two men chatting over celebratory buffet lunch in a busy Great Hall at Queen's University Belfast

Professor Emma Flynn, John Parr, Professor Ian Greer

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