Athena SWAN at Aston University: improving career progression, particularly for women

In 2010 Aston University received  a Bronze Award from the ‘Athena SWAN Charter’ This was extended and the University is currently pursuing a Silver Award in recognition of its support of female staff and students throughout the University.

The School of Engineering & Applied Science (EAS) holds a Silver departmental Award from Athena SWAN, awarded for the second time in 2017 and valid until 2020.

The School of Life & Health Sciences holds a departmental Bronze Award and is about to renew this. 

Aston Business School (ABS), Languages & Social Science (LSS) and Aston Medical School (AMS) are also planning to submit for awards.    

The awards have been granted in recognition of Aston’s excellent practice in, and on-going commitment to, the advancement and promotion of the careers of female staff and students.

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Dr Anna Hine

Dr Anna Hine

Winner of the BBSRC Commercial Innovator of the Year Award in recognition of her development of high quality gene libraries for use by Biotechnology and Pharmaceutical businesses