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Department of Computer Science awarded Athena SWAN Bronze Award

Posted on 16 October 2020

The Department of Computer Science are delighted to announce that they have been awarded an Athena SWAN Bronze Award.

Professor Neil Audsley, Head of Department, commented on the success:

"Our Athena Swan submission commits the Department to make significant progress on many issues of equality, diversity and inclusion over the next few years. We are looking forward to working with all colleagues to achieve the significant challenges we've set ourselves. We would especially like to thank Helen Petrie who put enormous effort into the submission, along with Jayne Lawrence, and David Hull."

The Department of Computer Science recognises the importance of equal participation of both men and women, and is committed to the Athena SWAN Charter which focuses on ensuring gender equality. We are committed to equality and diversity while ensuring that there are no barriers for anyone irrespective of their gender, ethnicity, nationality, sexuality, disability or other characteristics.