Athena SWAN News & Events

/Athena SWAN News & Events

NDM Achieves Silver Renewal

We are absolutely delighted to announce that NDM has successfully achieved the renewal of our Silver Level Athena SWAN Award, following the submission round in November 2017. We would like to thank everyone involved in the application process and our Athena SWAN work throughout the Department. Work has already started on our Action Plan for the current Athena SWAN review period, which is from 2017-2021. [...]

May 24th, 2018|

The annual WTCHG Family Fun Day

The annual WTCHG Family Fun Day will be taking place on Saturday 9th September, between 10am - 2pm. There will be a BBQ, live music, inflatable entertainment and hopefully some science stalls too. Everybody is welcome, whether you bring a family or not.  If you would like come along please register here: For anyone interested in manning a science stall, please contact [...]

August 15th, 2017|

My Family Care

My Family Care is the UK's leading provider of family-friendly benefits offering a range of services to help employers support their working parents and carers. My Family Care is a benefit the University now provides for all employees, offering access to emergency back-up childcare and adultcare, a 'speak to an expert' phone line and a wide range of guides and webinars through a [...]

June 13th, 2017|

Collaborative Careers Event

NDM and the Department of Statistics are holding a Collaborative Careers Event on Thursday 15th June 2017, from 1pm until 6pm, at the Department of Statistics, 24-29 St Giles, Oxford. A complementary buffet lunch will start the event, with a drinks reception and an opportunity to network at the end. This event will provide the opportunity to hear from a unique set of people who will [...]

June 6th, 2017|

Researchers’ Toolkit

We are very pleased to announce that the Medical Sciences Division have launched their new Researchers’ Toolkit ( - a set of new webpages bringing together information about divisional and central resources and support services, organised for easy browsing, and including a useful A-Z list.  

May 9th, 2017|

Careers Conference for Researchers

Wednesday 21st June, 9.30 - 16.00, Careers Service, 56 Banbury Road. The aim of this one-day conference is to build researchers’ understanding of trends in key employment sectors, the skills and aptitudes sought in each and the steps involved in transitioning from academia, or into different interfaces between academia, applied and/or policy work. We will hear from employees who moved from a DPhil or [...]

April 18th, 2017|