Athena SWAN is an ugly duckling

“Athena SWAN was established in the UK in 2005 with the admirable aim of increasing the numbers of women in science, technology, engineering, maths and medicine at university. The scheme was widened in 2015 to include other subjects, and offers bronze, silver and gold awards to departments and institutions for the ‘advancement of gender equality’ with a view to providing ‘representation, progression and success for all’ …” (more)

[Rebecca Harrison, Times Higher Education, 3 May]

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