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Athena SWAN in the School of Biosciences

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The University has joined, and committed to, the principles of the Athena Swan Charter. The Charter, which was launched in June 2005, aims to advance the representation of women in science, technology, engineering, medicine and mathematics (STEMM). Any university or research institution which is committed to the advancement and promotion of the careers of women in STEMM in higher education and research can apply for membership.
The School of Biosciences was awarded an Athena SWAN Bronze Award in November 2014, it is committed to submitting an application for the silver award in 2017.


  • Booking for the Athena SWAN Awareness Day on 21st June is now open. Please visit the AS Awareness Day website to learn more about the day, and make your booking
  • 2017 University Reseach Prize winners announced, read more
  • March Athena Swan Committee Meeting, date to be confirmed
  • Research Seminar with invited guest speakers each Tuesday 13.00-14.00, Stacey LT1
  • Forum for Innovation & Research in Biosciences (FIREBio) each Thursday 13.00-14.00 Stacey LT2
  • Dr Jenny Tullet podcasts;

Enquiries: Phone: +44 (0)1227 823743

School of Biosciences, University of Kent, Canterbury, Kent, CT2 7NJ

Last Updated: 30/05/2017