Athena SWAN About Athena SWAN Promoting gender diversity in research and academia. Awards Demonstrating the impact of our activities and our commitment to developing an inclusive culture that values all staff. Events We host internal and external events to promote gender diversity. Current Initiatives Find out about our current initiatives. Athena SWAN Charter Newcastle University supports the Athena SWAN charter and it's 10 key principles. Contact Us Contact one of our Athena SWAN representatives.