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Latest08 Mar | Athena SWAN | Gender Equality | Women in Leadership

Celebrating: Dr Kirsten McKenzie - School of Psychology

Kirsten is a Senior Lecturer in Psychology and Chair of the School of Psychology’s Equality Committee. She has been leading the School's gender equality work since 2017, and spearheaded their successful application for an Athena SWAN Silver award – the 'inaugural' silver award for the institution

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equality paradox, representing women in science, technology, engineering and mathematics
22 Mar  | Athena SWAN | Gender Equality | Women in Science

What the STEM is going on?

The Equality Challenge Unit introduced the Gender Charter Awards (Athena SWAN) in higher education in 2006 as a tool to assess gender equality in STEM. While the initiative seems to be having some impact on the careers of women working in STEM at universities, the question remains…