The School of Cellular & Molecular Medicine was awarded a Bronze Athena SWAN award in 2019. The Athena SWAN charter recognises advancement of gender equality: representation, progression and success for all.
Advance HE’s Athena SWAN Charter covers women (and men where appropriate) in:
- academic roles in STEMM and AHSSBL
- professional and support staff
- trans staff and students
In relation to their:
- progression of students into academia
- journey through career milestones
- working environment for all staff
School Equality, Diversity & Inclusion Committee
The School EDI Committee meets 5 times per year, chaired by Dr Bronwen Burton and Ms Kathy Purdy.
The Committee consists of staff and students from a range of backgrounds (including academic staff and students, technical and professional services) and career stages, all of whom have different experiences and perspectives to bring to the table.
Implementation of the School's Athena Swan action plan is undertaken by our School EDI Committee, led by the chairs of the CMM Self-Assessment Team, Dr Bronwen Burton and Ms Kathy Purdy. All colleagues at CMM can view the minutes and action plans associated with the EDI Committee on the school intranet.