School of Physics and Astronomy

Diversity Links

The Equality Challenge Unit website with useful diversity resources and information on Athena Swan

The Institute of Physics report on Academic Physics Staff in UK Higher Education. updated with data 2011/12

The 2012 Institute of Physics report on Physics Students in UK Higer Education.

The University Diversity Website contains a number of useful links to various forums and groups, diversity documentation and also training opportunities.

The Learning Institute offers a number of courses, including fair selection and interview training and career advancement activities. 

The University careers service staff website.

General information about working at Queen Mary including benefits and staff development opportunitues.

Link to the University's Athena Swan charter.

Women in Science and Engineering (WISE) at QMUL.

Working Parents and Carers Group on QMplus. Information on how to sign up.

Institute of Physics Benevlolent Fund

Institute of Physics Very Early Career Woman Physicist of the Year Award seeks to recognise the work done by woman physicists who are embarking on a career in physics and to promote the career opportunities open to people with physics qualifications.

Royal Society Rosalind Franklin Award This award is made to support the promotion of women in science, technology, engineering and mathematics.

Royal Society Royal Society Dorothy Hodgkin Fellowship for outstanding scientists in the UK at an early stage of their research career who require a flexible working pattern due to personal circumstances such as parenting or caring responsibilities or health issues.

L'Oreal Women In Science Award recognises the achievements and contributions of exceptional females across the globe, by awarding promising scientists with Fellowships to help further their research.

Daphne Jackson Trust Fellowships a unique fellowship designed to return STEM professionals to their careers after a break. Fellows normally carry out their research part-time over 2 years, in a university or research establishment in the UK. The Fellowships are flexible and include a tailored training programme designed to update skills and knowledge and support you in your return to research.