Athena Swan

Athena Swan promotes and supports the careers of women in Science, Engineering and Technology (STEM), and aims to address gender inequalities and imbalance in these disciplines and, in particular, the under-representation of women in senior roles.

Thursday, 15 May 2014

The Every Researcher Counts project (Vitae)

An introduction to the Every Researcher Counts project.

In the UK only 20% of professors are female and 0.4% are black. The proportion of female academics earning over £50,000 is around half that for males and black and minority ethnic academics are considerably less likely to earn over £50,000. Providing equality of opportunity for all researchers is crucial to attracting and retaining the most talented researchers and achieving research excellence.

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