Athena SWAN News & Events

/Athena SWAN News & Events

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. They’re offered on a pro bono basis and are open to all.  Click here for more details and to sign up.

October 24th, 2019|

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 evaluation examines the effectiveness of Athena SWAN and provides robust evidence to feed into the ongoing Athena Swan Review. Key findings include: 70% of higher education providers in the UK have engaged with the Athena SWAN Charter. A [...]

October 24th, 2019|

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.  This year the campaign will promote the Sexual Harassment and Violence Support Service, - as well changes designed to make our disciplinary procedures more transparent for students.

October 24th, 2019|

Wellbeing at Oxford

Wellbeing at Oxford is a new campaign that highlights the University’s institutional focus on student mental health and wellbeing. It provides information about the new Student Wellbeing and Mental Health strategy, which has just been published, and provides easy access to information for students looking for wellbeing support.

October 24th, 2019|

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. The scheme is open to all members of academic and research staff employed by the University, including those holding joint appointments, but excluding those who have achieved full professorial title or [...]

October 24th, 2019|

MSD Skills Training courses open to early career researchers

MT19 courses are now available for booking via the MSD Skills Training website. There are a range of courses relevant and available to early career researchers offering transferable and specialist skills designed to enhance career prospects and research excellence. Booking instructions can be found here.

September 30th, 2019|