'The School of Medicine and Dentistry is genuinely committed to equality throughout the organisation, nurturing the best talent regardless of gender. It's about giving equal opportunity to everyone. '
Professor Steve Thornton, Vice Principal (Health).
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 are below. Please contact Laura Simpson for information on any of the following at firstname.lastname@example.org
We are working with QMUL CPD to bring together a number of tailored training opportunities for staff, in addition to the existing training that CPD offer:
Senior Academic Women's Development Programme
Peer mentoring schemes in development
Senior Academic Women's Network
School membership to HEaTed (the UK's leading provider of professional development and networking opportunities for all disciplines of the technical workforce)
Professional/Technical/Operational Staff Working Group
Core hours meetings
Trialing new working structures for research staff
Embedding Athena SWAN into key decision-making bodies
Influencing and advising on QWUL HR policy
Visible female role models
Gender balancing of seminar and conference speakers
SMD parent networks and parent returner lunches