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WMS Athena SWAN Initiatives


Achievements for 2013-2017:
  • More WMS staff members completed equality and diversity training than ever before (70%)
  • We launched the Gibbet Hill Health and Wellbeing Day
  • We participated in, and organised, a number of events
  • We established a WMS Early Career Researchers Network
  • We gave talks nationally and internationally about Athena SWAN
  • We helped several institutions with their Athena SWAN applications
  • We developed a work experience pack that gives detailed guidance for anyone considering to offer work experience
  • We created a first aid and nursing mother’s room which has evolved into a Family and Reflection Room.
  • We launched the WMS staff awards
  • We engaged in a number of outreach activities
  • We developed departmental procedures such as the leaver’s exit questionnaire and a maternity leave/return welcoming and support protocol