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The School of Medicine is currently developing a programme of actions to advance gender equality within the School. A full list of initiatives is present in our action plan but highlights include:

  • Mentoring schemes. 
  • Unconscious Bias training.
  • Core hours meetings. 
  • Embedding Athena Swan into key decision making bodies. 
  • Influencing and advising on University policy.
  • SMD parent networks and parent returner lunches.
  • Gender balancing of Seminar and Conference speakers. 
  • Leadership Training for female staff. 
  • Visible female role models. 
  • Women of Distinction in Science and Medicine lectures
  • Senior Academic Women's Network. 
  • Clinical Academics' Network. 
  • Professional/Technical/Operational Staff Working Group.
  • Post-Doctoral Researchers Focus Group. 
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