The School of Health & Psychological Sciences is committed to gender equality and holds a Bronze Athena Swan award in recognition of its commitment to improve gender equality.
Athena SWAN charter
City is committed to equality, diversity and inclusion as detailed in its strategy launched in 2020.
As part of this commitment the School of Health & Psychological Sciences (SHPS) is dedicated to progressing the Athena SWAN charter framework.
The charter was established by Advance HE in 2005. You can read more about the charter on the Advance HE website.
The School was awarded a Bronze award in 2018 in recognition of its commitment to improve gender equality.
The School was commended for its actions relating to maternity/parental leave, its work on promotions, and its flexible working pilot for Professional Staff.
Particular areas of focus for the School going forward were identified as:
- monitoring workload for gender bias and
- conducting and analysing exit interview data.
The School will next renew their Athena SWAN award in 2023.
Download a redacted version of the successful application.
School Working Group
The School’s Working group is comprised of a diverse group of Academic, Research and Professional staff, representing differed grades, ages, genders and ethnicities.
The group is Co-Chaired by Michelle Ellis, Associate Dean Culture, Equality and Engagement, and Grace Lucas, Director for School Culture, Community and Student Experience .
- Rebecca Wells
- Ana Lanchin
- Grace Lucas
- Catherine Hurt
- Tamsin Callaghan
- Sally Barlow
- Kirsten Barnicot
- Rose Coates
- Neha Mistry
- Naba Elsaid
- Tim Amoss
- Emily Skelton
- Shafq Ahmed
- Shraddha Chavan
- Elizabeth Walters
- Anna Horn
- Eamonn McKeown
- Abigail Levin
- Anke Plagnol
- Swarjit Sarkar
- Bernice Appiah.