September 2017

PESS Achieve Bronze Award from Athena Swan to Advance Gender Equity

The Department of Physical Education and Sport Sciences (PESS) has been successful in achieving a Bronze Award from Athena SWAN (Scientific Women’s Academic Network) formally acknowledging the ongoing commitment of PESS to improve gender inequalities. It recognises and celebrates good practice towards the advancement of gender equality and specifically representation, progression and success for all. In particular, the charter was set up to encourage the advancement of careers for women in STEM, and higher education and research.