Athena SWAN
Athena SWAN

Welcome to the website for Edinburgh Clinical Medical School Athena SWAN (ECMS AS).

ECMS AS is proud to hold an Athena SWAN Silver award as recognition of its commitment to gender equity in career development opportunities and the working environment within the two Deaneries of  Molecular, Genetic and Population Health Sciences (MGPHS) and Clinical Sciences (CS).

This site explains what we are doing towards gender equity, what you can expect and how to join in the effort for improvement.

Athena Swan: Edinburgh Clinical Medical School video, 2019

Watch our film which showcases the achievements of the Athena Swan ECMS team, by creating and implementing changes that encourage equality, diversity, flexibility and career satisfaction, for those working with us in Clinical Sciences or Molecular, Genetic and Population Health Sciences at the University of Edinburgh.

Athena Swan speakers and committee outside QMRI

Athena SWAN Inspiring People 4

The conference was organised by the Athena SWAN & EDI Committees. 

Thank you to all who were able to attend. 

gender survey

Have you filled in the Athena SWAN 2019 survey?

If you are a member of the Deaneries of Clinical SCiences or Molecular Genetics and Population Health Sciences.

Please complete the survey.

Find out more about what we do, why we do it, and who we are.

IGMM athena SWAN awards 2016

Details of our prior Athena SWAN award applications.

The University has a range of family-friendly policies to help members of staff balance family responsibilities with work commitments.

IGMM equality and diversity

Keeping you informed about equality and diversity in Edinburgh Clinical Medical School, and what we are doing to improve things.

IGMM equality and diversity

A range of websites provide information or discussion around equality and diversity issues, and are relevant to the work of Athena SWAN.