Athena SWAN award presented to School

Frank Wang, Angela Doe and Tracey Lamb receive Athena SWAN award from Dame Julia Higgins

The School of Computing has been presented with a bronze Athena SWAN¬†award for gender equality work. The award formally recognises the School’s¬†commitment to combating underrepresentation, and advancing the careers of women in science research and academia.

Head of School Professor Frank Wang, School Administration Manager Angela Doe and Kent’s Equality, Diversity and Inclusivity Manager Tracey Lamb received the award from Professor Dame Julia Higgins at a ceremony at the University of Greenwich last week. The School aims to achieve the silver Athena SWAN award within three years.

There were also awards for the Medway School of Pharmacy, the School of Engineering and Digital Arts, the School of Physical Sciences and the School of Biosciences at the University of Kent as well as other universities and departments from across the UK.