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Athena SWAN success

The Division of Asthma, Allergy & Lung Biology is pleased to announce it has been granted a Bronze Athena SWAN department award by the Equality Challenge Unit. The award, announced today, recognises the Division’s commitment to advancing women's careers in science.

To be successful, applicants to the charter need to undertake detailed analysis of their practices, enabling them to plan measurable action that makes a real impact.
The Division were one of six awards granted to King's, including 5 departmental awards in the Faculty of Life Sciences & Medicine. Commenting on the achievements of the Faculty, Professor Sir Robert Lechler, Vice Principal (Health) said: ‘This is a proud achievement for the five Divisions in the Faculty of Life Sciences & Medicine.  Athena Swan recognition is vitally important to demonstrate to current and potential employees and students our commitment to advancing women’s careers in STEM.’

Read more about Athena SWAN awards granted to King’s today

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