Athena Swan SAT meeting 17.04.18: Notes and Actions
This meeting focussed on a presentation from Lesley Lee, University Equality and Diversity Advisor. Lesley summarised the recent changes in Athena Swan and key things to consider when putting in an application. Timing of application for SEES was discussed in the light of the potential merger with Geography. Ongoing Athena Swan actions were discussed.
Jim Smith – Continue to promote equality and Diversity training: link this to PDRs to encourage uptake. Include all staff plus PhD students.
Michelle Hale/Jim Smith – All staff focus group; half an hour at start of next academic staff meeting; all staff to be invited for session.
Sarah Reynolds – with Rob Inkpen, organise Women in Geo/Env/Geog Sci Event. Plan for Semester 2 2019 with all staff and undergrads in both departments invited. Potential speakers: Rachel Mills, Dean at Southampton Uni; Michelle Hale, Speaker from Geography, Ex-student. Aim for Wednesday afternoon.
Melvin Vopson/Jim Smith – Continue with blog
Jim Smith – Continue work on actions and feedback from last application. Timing for next application Autumn 2019.