Good Practice Scheme - Support for Departments

Benchmarking Information

Benchmarking Data Updated (April 2016) for years 2011-2015 (Excel Workbook)

Benchmarking Data Updated (April 2016) for years 2011-2015 (PDF)

Advancing women in mathematics: good practice in UK university departments (February 2013) (PDF)

 

Successful applications made by Mathematics Departments for Athena SWAN Silver Awards

(This list only includes those award holders that are willing to share their application with the LMS and is not intended to be a full list of all successful applications made by mathematics departments - please visit the Equality Challenge Unit website for this information.)

Please note that each application will have received detailed feedback from Athena SWAN.

University of Leeds, Faculty of Mathematics and Physical Sciences

Loughborough University, Department of Mathematical Sciences and Mathematics Education Centre

University of Oxford, Mathematical Institute

University of Reading, School of Mathematics, Meteorology and Physics

University of Reading, School of Mathematics, Meteorology and Physics (Silver Renewal)

University College London, Department of Mathematics

 

Successful applications made by Mathematics Departments for Athena SWAN Bronze Award

(This list only includes those award holders that are willing to share their application with the LMS and is not intended to be a full list of all successful applications made by mathematics departments - please visit the Equality Challenge Unit website for this information.)

Please note that each application will have received detailed feedback from Athena SWAN.

University of Birmingham, School of Mathematics

Brunel University London, Department of Mathematics

University of Cambridge, Faculty of Mathematics

University College London, Department of Mathematics

University of East Anglia, School of Mathematics

University of Edinburgh, School of Mathematics

Lancaster University, Department of Mathematics and Statistics

University of Nottingham, School of Mathematical Sciences

University of Nottingham, School of Mathematical Sciences (Bronze Renewal)

The Open University, Department of Mathematics and Statistics

University of Oxford, Mathematical Institute

University of Oxford, Department of Statistics

Queen Mary, University of London, School of Mathematical Sciences

Queen's University Belfast, School of Mathematics and Physics

University of Sheffield, School of Mathematics and Statistics

University of St Andrews, School of Mathematics and Statistics

University of Strathclyde, Department of Mathematics and Statistics

University of Warwick, Department of Statistics

University of the West of England, Departmnet of Engineering, Design and Mathematics

University of York, Department of Mathematics

 

Resources

A number of useful resources are available below:

Good Practice Scheme Booklet (PDF)

Being on an Athena SWAN Panel - a report from a Panel member and practical advice on making an application to Athena SWAN

 

Material from Good Practice Workshops:

Presentation from Athena SWAN - Applying for Athena SWAN award: good practice examples and hints for submissions

Presentation on the Good Practice Scheme

Presentation from Reading University (Silver Athena SWAN Department)

Presentation from Queen's Belfast University on Applying for an Athena SWAN award

Presentation from Peter Clarkson on his experience as an Athena SWAN Panellist

Presentation from Caroline Wardle on her experience as an Athena SWAN Panellist

Presentation from Oxford University on Experience of applying for Athena SWAN

Presentation from Paul Walton on Athena SWAN Gold award

Presentation from Equality Challenge Unit on making a Silver Athena SWAN application

Presentation from Queen's University Belfast on upgrading from a Bronze to a Silver Athena SWAN award

 

Examples of good practice presented at the workshops:

1) A Research Staff Development Prompter

2) Guidance on Maternity, Parental and Adoption Leave

Please note that both of these documents were written by and are owned by the School of Mathematical and Physical Sciences of Reading University.

 
 
More workshops to support mathematics departments will be arranged and will be advertised here.