Department of Computer Science and Technology

Equality and Diversity Committee (previously known as the Athena SWAN Panel)

This committee meets to guide the Department's application for accredition under the Athena SWAN programme and to consider Equality and Diversity issues in the Computer Laboratory.
Athena SWAN is a Charter to advance women's careers in STEMM subjects (Science, Engineering, Technology, Maths and Medicine). Any university or research institution which is committed to the advancement and promotion of the careers of women in STEMM in higher education and research can apply for membership. The Department is committed to the principles of the Charter and wants to achieve an improved gender balance at all levels of academic and research staff.

Athena SWAN Charter for Women in Science Awards Handbook

University of Cambridge Equality and Diversity Strategy 2016-2021

University of Cambridge Equal Pay Review 2016


The Equality and Diversity Committee comprises of the following people:

Department Application

The Department is proud to announce we were awarded a Bronze Award in October 2015. We aim to apply for a Silver Award in November 2018.

Our Bronze Application is published on the Lab's Athena SWAN pages

Our Bronze Action Plan which we are currently working towards can be viewed here......

Dates of Meetings

  • 7 Febuary 2018
  • 3 February 2017
  • 4 November 2016
  • 07 January 2016
  • 04 November 2015
  • 24 February 2015
  • 04 February 2015 (Structured Wednesday Meeting)
  • 29 January 2015
  • 06 January 2015
  • 24 November 2014

Agenda and Papers