The University’s participation in the Athena SWAN Charter provides us with a framework for analysis and results in a comprehensive action plan to promote gender equality. Our current priorities include increasing the proportion of women in senior academic roles and achieving strong representation and voice of women in decision-making at all levels. Read more about the Athena SWAN Charter

There are sources of information and support for women across the University:

  • The Women in Science website shares the experiences of successful women scientists. 
  • The Returning Carers’ Fund provides small grants to support the return to research of those taking career breaks. 
  • 2020 marked the centenary of women being admitted as full members of the University. Read more about the history of women at Oxford on a dedicated website.

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