Advancing gender equality:

Representation, progression and success for all.

Meetings and Events


Wednesday 30th November 

CoS SAT Meeting

Wallace 129

Singleton Campus


Friday 9th December 

Race Equality Charter Launch Event

The event is open to all, with free lunch provided from midday. I encourage all staff to show your support and learn more about the Race Equality Charter at Swansea University. I would also request line managers to be supportive of staff who wish to attend. 

If you would like to attend the event, please email Cath Elms at Please also let us know if you have any dietary or accessibility requirements in advance of attending. 

Chamber, Singleton Abbey, Singleton Campus



Friday 9th December 

"Sociologist in STEM: Thoughts from a feminist living at the interface of science and management”

Professor Dorothy Griffiths (OBE)

School of Management, Bay Campus


Highlighting Research as Art 2016 in the College of Science


Gaelle Felhmann's (Biosciences) 'From anonymity to personality' entry won the category Connection with the Natural World in this years SURF competition.

Read more about the other entries here.


Ruth Callaway's (Biosciences) eyecatching  'Mondrain meets maine biodiversity' came runner up in this years competition.


Sonia Consuegra's (Biosciences) entry 'Women in Science' featured in this years Art competition.


Jenny Stanford's (Geography) entry 'awaiting title' featured in this years Art competition

Success for Soapbox Science 2016

Soapbox Science 2016

Swansea will hosted their third Soapbox Science event on Saturday 10th September 2016 in Swansea City Centre. The event’s mission is to raise the profile, and challenge the public’s view, of women in science, technology, engineering, maths and medicine (STEMM). 

A number of College of Science scientists took part in the event including:

Dr Ivonne Zavala, Swansea University “The Dark Side of the Universe"

Dr Alla Silkina (@AllaSilkina1), Swansea University “Nature’s secrets of algae for healthy life: cosmetic, pharma, food and feed applications” (Photo inset)


What's On:

Science events in Swansea

Further Information:

Find out more

Women under-represented in world’s science academies


Talented Women for a successful Wales

Talented Women for a Successful Wales

A new report commissioned by Welsh Government and co-authored by Professor Hilary Lappin-Scott of Swansea University says that getting more women into science is “critical for the economic future of Wales”. Read the report here:  Talented Women for a successful wales