At School Level
The Athena SWAN Charter relates to a specific part of the broader Equality and Diversity agenda - namely, good employment practice for women working in science, engineering and technology (SET) in higher education and research. Athena Swan recognises and celebrates demonstrable success in this area. The School of Engineering achieved the bronze award in September 2013.
The School is working towards the next award level under the Athena SWAN Charter and we are committed to the advancement and promotion of the careers of women in science, engineering and technology mathematics and medicine (STEMM) in academia.
The School of Engineering supports the career progression of female engineers in research and academia. In this feature we share the lives and stories of some of our inspiring woman engineers. Follow the link below and click on the names listed to find out more about their pathway to becoming an engineer and how you could plan your journey to becoming an inspiring engineer.
At University Level
The University of Edinburgh achieved an Athena SWAN Institution Silver Award in 2015. The School of Engineering is an active participant in the University of Edinburgh Athena SWAN network.