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Careers Event

The Department of Statistics and NDM are holding a collaborative virtual careers event on Thursday 18th June 2020 from 2pm until 5pm via Zoom.

Returning Carers’ Fund

The University Returning Carers’ Fund supports staff who have taken a break due to caring responsibilities to re-establish their academic careers.

Independent Review of Athena SWAN

Advance HE commissioned a review of Athena SWAN Charter in April 2018, with a view to ensuring Athena SWAN is “fit for the future, while maintaining rigour and credibility, and reducing the administrative workload for applicants.”

Action Plan and Working Groups

We are now in to the 3rd year of our current Athena SWAN action plan, which was developed as part of the Athena SWAN assessment and award application process (submitted in Nov 2017).

Women in STEM networking event

Come along to Oxford Town Hall and meet Oxford’s Women in Science, Engineering and Maths societies, speak with inspiring women from our industry partners (including local spinouts) and find out more about the many University support networks available.

Athena SWAN Self-Assessment Team (SAT)

The third meeting of the Athena SWAN SAT for 2019 took place on the 25th November.

Wellbeing at Oxford

Wellbeing at Oxford is a new campaign that highlights the University’s institutional focus on student mental health and wellbeing.

Oxford Against Sexual Violence

Oxford Against Sexual Violence was first launched in October 2018, highlighting the University’s commitment to tackling sexual harassment and violence.

My Family Care

My Family Care in partnership with Nudge are offering three seminars this term on financial aspects of different family life stages, on 19th, 20th and 27th November covering planning for parenthood, financing college and financing elder care.

Athena Swan Impact Evaluation

Athena Swan Impact Evaluation: In August 2019, Advance HE published an impact evaluation of Athena Swan, conducted by Ortus Economic Research and Loughborough University.

The University’s Returning Carers Fund

The University’s Returning Carers Fund is a small-grants scheme to support women and men who have taken a break of at least six months for caring responsibilities to re-establish their research careers.

MSD Skills Training courses open to early career researchers

MT19 courses are now available for booking via the MSD Skills Training website.

Careers Services 1:1

The Careers Service are offering career 1:1 appointments to DPhil students and contract research staff (grade 6 and above), including postdocs.

Unleashing the Potential of a Diverse Workforce

On Friday 14 June we had the inspirational Dr. Vivienne Ming speaking at the Wellcome Centre.

Professional Services Conference – sign up now!

Registration is now open for the Professional Services Conference 2019. Taking place at the Maths Institute from 12-5pm on Wednesday 10 July, the event (which was formerly known as the UAS Conference) gives colleagues in professional and administrative roles an opportunity to get together and engage with issues impacting the University.

Coaching - what is it?

On Friday 22nd March, in collaboration with OLI, the NDM Athena SWAN Coaching Working Group hosted a Coaching Event for staff within NDM and the wider University at the Wellcome Centre for Human Genetics.

Micro-Internship Programme for Research Staff goes LIVE!

Micro-internships are 2-5 day voluntary work experience placements facilitated by the University of Oxford. This new pilot programme is designed especially for research staff at grade 6 or above, who are currently on a fixed term contract at Oxford or who finished their fixed term contract in the past 12 months.

Launch of our new Flexible Working Case Studies

We were pleased to launch our newly developed Flexible Working Case Studies on Friday 8th March.

Coaching Event: ‘Coaching - what is it’?

From 10-12 noon on Friday 22nd March, the Nuffield Department of Clinical Medicine will be hosting a coaching event in rooms A & B in the Wellcome Centre for Human Genetics.

International Women’s Day: 8th March

International Women’s Day (IWD) is a global day celebrating the economic, political and social achievements of women past, present and future.

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