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Principal's medal at graduation ceremony

Roslin team received a Principal's medal for their work in supporting gender equality.

Roslin's Professor Helen Sang, Dr Vicky MacRae and Catherine Eastwood have been jointly awarded the Principal's Medal for Exceptional Service for their great work in leading The Roslin Institute's Athena SWAN related activities and advancing support of gender equality.

We are very proud to receive the Principal's medal and we accept it on behalf of the many people who have contributed to our work towards gender equality.

Our success has shown us that individuals cannot achieve change, that change is brought about by engagement of many people in an organisation, working to understand the issues that, in this case, have held back careers of women in science, then committing to and investing in making changes.

The changes we are making in the University go much further than gender equality, as changes we make support equality in career opportunities where race, sexual orientation, disabilities do not hold people back (or to put it another way) where only an individual's skills and abilities are evaluated."

Helen SangIn her speech on behalf of the team

The team received the award at the graduation ceremony of the University of Edinburgh on 30 November 2018.

Related links

Principal's Medal for Roslin team

The Roslin Institute receives Athena SWAN Gold award

Pictures

Professor Helen Sang delivering her speech.
Professor Helen Sang, Dr Vicky MacRae and Catherine Eastwood with the Principal.
Professor Helen Sang, Dr Vicky MacRae and Catherine Eastwood with the Principal and others.