Athena SWAN

The Athena SWAN Charter is a scheme run by Advance HE, which recognises advancement of gender equality in terms of representation, progression and success for all.

Athena SWAN in the Faculty

Athena SWAN silver award logo

We are proud to have achieved the following awards for our schools:

Our newest school, the School of Veterinary Medicine, is working hard towards their first award which we aim to achieve by 2021. 

Athena Swan Bronze Award logo

Find out more

To find out more about what we are doing please email our Athena SWAN representative, Fernanda Haswell (, who supports the application process and ongoing development for Athena SWAN in the Faculty.

Faculty representatives

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Fernanda Haswell

Faculty Athena SWAN representative

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Professor David Blackbourn

Athena SWAN lead - School of Biosciences and Medicine

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Professor Melaine Coward

Athena SWAN lead - School of Health Sciences

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Professor Christopher Proudman

Athena SWAN lead - School of Veterinary Medicine

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Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences
Kate Granger Building
30 Priestley Road, Surrey Research Park