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Athena SWAN Awards

Athena SWAN Awards

Newcastle holds a Silver Athena SWAN award at University level and eighteen departmental awards.

University award

We are delighted to announce that the University was successful in achieving a Silver institutional award in April 2016.  

Our Silver Application and Action Plan (PDF: 3.06MB) demonstrates the impact of our activities and our commitment to developing an inclusive culture that values all staff.  

The Dean of Diversity, Professor Judith Rankin, gave a presentation on Newcastle University and Athena SWAN at the Awards Ceremony in June 2016 and is available to download.

Athena SWAN silver award logo

Departmental awards

The University is also proud to hold 18 departmental awards.

6 of our academic units have received the Silver Athena SWAN award:

12 academic units have received the Bronze Athena SWAN award:

We are actively working with other departments across all three Faculties to achieve Athena SWAN accreditation.