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This webpage provides a list of meetings involving the School of Biology staff relating to Athena SWAN activity, including Self Assessment Team (SAT) meetings from:

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30 Sept 2015Congratulations to the School of Biology attaining ‘Athena SWAN Departmental Award at Bronze Level'.

03/03/2015: Laverack room, SOI - SAT Meeting: Discussion of action plan and application last minute details; part time working/buyouts.13/04/2015: Room 4.14, BSRC- SAT Meeting: Finalising the application.

10/02/2015: Seminar room 2, Harold Mitchell Bldg - SAT Meeting: Statistics on survey reported and discussed.

21/01/2015: Room 4.14, BSRC- SAT Meeting: Next survey release and workload model.

19 Jan - 2 Feb 2015: Gender Inclusion Survey -

Open to All Staff and Postgraduates in the School of Biology as part of the School's Athena SWAN initiative. The School welcomes everyone’s feedback to help ensure that staffing policies and practices meet the needs of the diversity of all staff, please complete online by Monday 2 Feb 2015: 

01/10/2014: HR Meeting room, Greyfriars - SAT Meeting: Post-mortem on non-award of Bronze.

15/09/2014: Seminar room 2, Harold Mitchell Bldg - SAT Meeting: Women in Science web presence and work load model.

21/08/2014: Laverack room, SOI - SAT Meeting: Final report for Post Doc events and report from University self assess team.

16/06/2014: Room 204, Purdie Bldg - SAT Meeting: Stats for the Biology post; discussion of Promotion criteria-paper for MG and University.

19/05/2014: Seminar room 2, Harold Mitchell Bldg - SAT Meeting: Report from management group.

16/04/2014: Laverack room, SOI - SAT Meeting: Application and action plan plus monthly meetings.

01/03/2014: Purdie 358, Purdie Bldg - SAT Meeting: Editing meeting.

20/02/2014: Room 304, Purdie Bldg - SAT Meeting: Review of 1st application draft.

27/01/2014: Seminar room 222, Purdie Bldg - SAT Meeting: Survey analysis between male and female question responses.


27/10/2014: Room 4.14, BSRC - SAT Meeting: Survey progress and "Support for return to work" paper; VanMourik/Gloster on Women in Science website.

15/12/2014: Seminar room 2, Harold Mitchell Bldg - SAT Meeting: Our next survey and staff work balance.

17/11/2014: Laverack room, SOI - SAT Meeting: Support for return to work report approved by MG to be turned into policy paper and included in Induction manual.

1 Oct 2014: SAT meeting. 

25 Nov 2013: 'School of Biology Gender Inclusion Survey' launched on webpage:

19 Nov 2013: SAT meeting.

18/12/2013: Sally Connally room, SOI - SAT Meeting: Flexible working and questionnaire.

23/09/2013: Meeting room, BSRC - SAT Meeting: Discussion of the application itself and thoughts on staff survey.

19/09/2013: Seminar room 2, Dyers Brae - SAT Meeting: Feedback on survey and when survey should be launched.

9 Aug 2013: Draft School of Biology Gender Inclusion Staff Survey was created for 'Self Assessment Team' approval.

Dec 2012: 'Interconnect: Women in Science' was attended by the School's Athena SWAN Rep, where Dr Rona Ramsay actively networked with students and staff.   

Nov 2012: Dr Rona Ramsay as the School's Athena SWAN Rep provided feedback into the Institutional submission document and Action Plan.

Jan 2012: Prof. Alyson Tobin, based within the School, is the founding Chair of the University's Institutional Bronze Award submission since the University's membership of Athena SWAN in 2012.




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