Athena SWAN recognises the advancement of gender equality: representation, progression and success for all.

Robert Gordon University is one of 143 universities and research institutes that are members of the Athena SWAN Charter. The university is committed to the aims and principles of Athena SWAN.

Membership of the Charter assists higher education institutes in fulfilling their gender duty commitments, working towards equitable working environments and identifying themselves as employers of choice, both to their staff, and also to students, funders, research councils and industry.

University staff and students can access a copy of the application on RGyoU.

Athena SWAN application - RGyoU

 

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  1. 23, January, 2018 OPINION: Fostering STEM interests and careers for all

    Dr Marie Goua

    Dr Marie Goua, from the School of Pharmacy and Life Sciences, writes about the importance of engaging young school pupils with science and the impact it will have for the future.  

  2. 17, January, 2018 Changing tomorrow - how RGU is preparing practitioners to challenge traditional service delivery through partnership working

    Liz Hancock

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  3. 20, December, 2017 OPINION: Taking control of the "Wild West" of social media

    Sarah Pedersen

    The Scottish Law Commission has launched an attempt to introduce more control over the ‘Wild West’ of social media, where anything no longer goes. Its new proposals put forward a number of important changes to the Scots law of defamation, reflecting the growth of the Internet and social media over the last twenty years.