Athena SWAN News & Events

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Unleashing the Potential of a Diverse Workforce

On Friday 14 June we had the inspirational Dr. Vivienne Ming speaking at the Wellcome Centre.  Dr. Ming, a theoretical neuroscientist, entrepreneur, and author, has overcome both personal and professional challenges to be listed in the BBC’s Top 100 women in 2017 and the Financial Times The OUTstanding lists.  She gave her talk, ‘Unleashing the Potential of a Diverse Workforce’ to a full [...]

June 24th, 2019|

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. The focus this year will be working across the University as one [...]

June 19th, 2019|

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. The event was well attended with pre-registration from 63 individuals from 17 different departments across the University, with staff attending from different staff types and career levels. The aim [...]

April 5th, 2019|

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. We have a wide variety of placements on offer in sectors including [...]

March 18th, 2019|

Launch of our new Flexible Working Case Studies

We were pleased to launch our newly developed Flexible Working Case Studies on Friday 8th March. NDM is actively encouraging the use of flexible working, where possible, as a way for staff to maintain a healthy work-life balance and provide a means for those needing to adapt their working pattern to successfully meet the demands of both the workplace and home life. Flexible working can take many [...]

March 14th, 2019|

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. Refreshments will be available from 9.45am, with the presentations starting at 10am. This event is open to all Oxford University staff and has been organised by the NDM Athena SWAN Coaching Working Group. Attendees will [...]

March 12th, 2019|