Newcastle University was awarded the Athena SWAN (Scientific Women's Academic Network) bronze award in 2009 (Equality and Diversity - Athena Swan ). IHS is committed to providing a good working environment for its staff and has attained or is working to attain the 6 Charter Principles (Equality Challenge Unit).
In 2011 this commitment was endorsed with a silver Athena SWAN award. This national award recognises good employment practice and the promotion of women working in science, engineering and technology. This level of award particulary acknowledges significant and sustained progression and achievement in promoting gender equality. IHS is the first academic department at Newcastle University to achieve this status.
Prof. Judith Rankin - Academic lead
Gill Paczynski - Administrative lead/Institute Manager
Katherine Jackson - NIHR Training Research Fellow
Prof. Eileen Kaner - Institute Director
Dr Tim Rapley - Lecturer
Dr Jane Salotti - Research Associate
Rebecca Say - NIHR Doctoral Research Fellow
Anita Tibbs - Administrator
Mary Webster - PhD Student
Paul Whybrow - Research Associate
Athena SWAN enquiries please email: Anita Tibbs.