Welfare and Communication Group
- Discussing issues and taking action to promote good working practices and equal opportunities for all staff and students in Physics.
- Ensuring appropriate representation on the committee and taking steps to address any imbalances.
- Oversight and monitoring of the Juno/Athena SWAN action plan, production of an annual report to staff and submission of Juno/Athena SWAN renewal documentation.
- Delegating representation for Physics on the University Athena SWAN network.
The membership of the Group is listed below. Please note, our Postgraduate representatives rotate annually and we are currently advertising these positions.
|Name||Role within the Physics Department|
|Chair of Welfare and Communication Committee and Head of Departmentfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Senior Administrative Officer||K.Branch@warwick.ac.uk|
|Academic Staff representative||Ravindra.Desai@warwick.ac.uk|
|Postgraduate Student (Ethnic Minorities representative)||Vanessa.Emeka-Okafor@warwick.ac.uk|
|Research Fellow representative|
|Senior Research Fellow representative||R.email@example.com|
|Helen Knight||CDT & PGT Administrative Officer and Co-Chair of Warwick’s Stonewall self-assessment team||H.J.Knight@warwick.ac.uk|
|Mairi O'Brien||Postgraduate Student (Wellbeing representative)||Mairi.O-Brien@warwick.ac.uk|
|Michael Pounds||Director of Student Experience||M.Pounds@warwick.ac.uk|
|Ayesha Rahman||Office Manager/HR Administratorfirstname.lastname@example.orgLink opens in a new window|
|Elizabeth Stanway||Director of Graduate Studies, Member of Postgraduate SSLC||E.R.Stanway@warwick.ac.uk|
Project Officer and Secretary to Welfare and Communications Group
Contacting the Committee
The committee meets every 3 months, and as required for award submissions. If there are any issues related to equality and fairness within the Physics Department that you would like to raise, please contact the Chair (Mark Newton) or the Senior Administrative Officer (Katherine Branch).
Minutes and meeting papers available here
This year's meeting dates
19 September 2022
12 December 2022
20 March 2023
15 May 2023
18 September 2023