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Athena Swan Charter

Athena Swan Charter

The Athena SWAN Charter is a framework that provides international accreditation to higher education and research institutes that commit to advancing gender equality.

Established in 2005, the charter initially focused on removing the barriers faced by women to careers in the disciplines of science, technology, engineering, mathematics and medicine (STEMM). Athena SWAN has since expanded its charter to address gender equality more broadly and to promote greater equality for trans people. The charter now also addresses gender issues in arts, humanities, social sciences, business and law (AHSSBL) employment.

To receive an Athena SWAN award, an institution or department must produce a detailed report to evaluate its gender equality challenges, and then create an action plan to address these issues. The UCD School of Mathematics and Statistics is delighted to have been awarded an Athena SWAN Bronze Award in August 2023.

Useful links:

(opens in a new window)Athena SWAN Ireland 

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UCD Athena SWAN 

UCD School of Mathematics and Statistics

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