Athena SWAN News & Events

/Athena SWAN News & Events

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. The idea of an IWD was first suggested in 1910 by Clara Zetkin, at the 2nd International Conference of Working Women in Copenhagen. Over 100 women from 17 countries unanimously approved the suggestion. One year later, on 19 March, over one million [...]

March 6th, 2019|

Developing a clinical academic career: experiences from the front-line

On Monday, 1st April, 12:00-14:30, John Radcliffe Hospital OUCAGS is running an event for clinical DPhil students, which is also open to other doctors with DPhils/PhDs. The event will comprise an overview of clinical academic paths, talks by post-doctoral academic doctors, networking lunch and careers surgeries. For more information and to register: Deadlines: register by 25th March (18th March for careers surgeries)

February 21st, 2019|

2018 Women in Global Health conference

NDM were proud sponsors of the 2018 Women in Global Health conference which took place on 8-9 November 2018 at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine. The WLGH conference brings together established and emerging leaders from across sectors and cultures to work towards gender equity in health leadership and to improve health for all. To see recordings from the conference please [...]

December 18th, 2018|

Standing with Pride

As part of the first International LGBTQ+ People in STEM Day on 5th July 2018 two WHG DPhil students organised a group photo of WHG staff and students to show how we stand with Pride.

July 10th, 2018|

Athena SWAN Talk

The Radcliffe Department of Medicine has organised an Athena SWAN event with 2 talks on Tuesday 5th June, 2-4pm, at the Department of Biochemistry, South Parks Road. Dr Pavel Ovseiko (RDM) will introduce talks by Dr Megan Osmond and Kerry Elliott from the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO). CSIRO is an independent Australian federal government research agency participating in two key Government funded (National Innovation [...]

May 24th, 2018|

Call for responses on the Staff Survey

Thank you to everyone who has responded to the 2018 University Staff Experience Survey. Your feedback is very much appreciated. If you have not yet had the chance to fill in the survey, please do so now by visiting  The survey takes on average 15 minutes to complete. We would please ask all staff to participate. The results of the survey will provided us with [...]

May 24th, 2018|