Athena SWAN News

The School of Medicine is committed to supporting gender diversity, equality and inclusion.  Our School Equality, Diversity & Inclusion Committee welcomes participation by all staff and students to help ensure that we build an environment where everyone is supported to achieve their full potential and feels a valued and included member of our community.

School Receives Athena SWAN Award

Thu, 10 October 19 11:22

We are delighted to announce that the School has received an Athena SWAN Bronze award for its commitment to gender equality and inclusion. Our congratulations to Assoc. Prof Marguerite Clyne and her Self-Assessment Team on their incredible work to date.  We extend an invitation to all students and staff who wish to become involved in implementation of same to join our Equality, Diversity and Inclusion team.

Re-framing the Conversation

Mon, 7 October TBC Add to calendar

Dr Rhona Mahony, Executive Director of the Women and Children’s Clinical Academic Directorate, Ireland East Healthcare Group will share her approach to leadership, re-framing the conversation on women’s health followed by a World Café on gender equality and inclusion.

Global University: Ethnic and Race Diversity and Inclusion

Tue, 22 October To be confirmed Add to calendar

The Global University: Ethnic and Race Diversity and Inclusion in Higher Education and Research with Dr Nicola Rollock, Tuesday 22nd October 12:30-2pm

Parent Buddy Programme

Fri, 27 September 19 17:25

If you are parent in UCD you may be interested in becoming a buddy to staff who are expectant parents, parents who have recently returned to work, or with children of any age. An informal support, buddies provide a listening ear and give tips to parents on balancing family and work demands.

School Submits Athena SWAN Application

Sun, 14 April 19 10:53

The School has prepared an application for a Bronze Departmental Award under the Athena SWAN initiative.  Our application was the result of many months of hard work by staff across the School and we hope to hear the outcome of our application by November 2019.

Irrespective of the outcome, the School commits itself to a supporting Gender Equality and Inclusion in all aspects of our business and welcomes your participation in our ongoing efforts.