Skip to main content Skip to navigation

Athena Swan

Athena Swan Charter

The Athena Swan Charter was introduced by Advance HE in 2005 to encourage advancement of women's careers in science, technology, engineering, maths and medicine in HE. In 2015 it was expanded to include arts, humanities, social sciences, business and law.

Read more

WEDGG

The Wellbeing, Equality, Diversity, and Gender Group is the departmental committee responsible for addressing wellbeing, equality, diversity, and gender issues. It also leads on the preparation and submission of the Athena Swan Award application.

Contact WEDGG

Athena Swan Award

The Department submitted an application for a Bronze Athena Swan Award in May 2021, and the outcome will be announced later in the year. The Department is now engaged in implementing its five-year Athena Swan Action Plan.

Articles on Gender

Our work in this area is informed by research already undertaken by others. We have collected together some useful articles and reports that can be used as a resource.

Read more

Our Initiatives

We take gender equality and diversity issues seriously, and take a proactive approach to addressing those issues. Find out what initiatives we currently have underway.

Read more

External Initiatives

There are several external initiatives underway to tackle the gender gap in economics that the Department is actively engaged with.

Read more