Computer Science is currently a discipline that is dominated by men. The department is firmly committed to helping change that situation, our goal is to have a gender balanced student population and at least 30% women teaching staff by the end of the decade.
In October 2020 we received an Athena SWAN Bronze Award which sets out a comprehensive plan of actions to achieve that goal and to support women students and staff in the department. We have also set up a system to carefully monitor our progress towards that goal and access what actions are most successful in supporting women.
Some highlights of our plans are: