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.

Tuesday, 25 August 2015

Athena SWAN reaches Ireland

Trinity College Dublin and the University of Limerick become the first organisations outside the UK to gain an Athena SWAN charter mark for gender equality.
The Equity Challenge Unit has awarded Trinity College Dublin and the University of Limerick bronze institutional awards for their work on promoting women’s careers in science.
Irish universities made ten applications, including those of the two successful institutions, to the scheme, which was launched in Ireland as a pilot project earlier this year.
Trinity College Dublin also achieved bronze departmental awards for its schools of chemistry, physics and natural sciences.
Read more here: https://www.timeshighereducation.co.uk/news/athena-swan-reaches-ireland 

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