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Resources on gender equality in the University and beyond

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 University links and resources

Equality & Diversity Unit information on gender equality

Information about the University’s work to promote gender equality.

MSD Athena SWAN resources

A link to the Medical Sciences Division (MSD) pages on Athena Swan resources.

10 years of Athena Swan in MSD : The road to silver

A project celebrating MSD becoming an all-silver division in 2022 - highlighting area of good practise and examples of impact across the division.

Blogs and podcasts on gender equality

An excellent repository of blogs and podcasts on gender equality curated by Department of Physiology, Anatomy and Genetics.

Gender Equality articles and publications

An excellent repository of articles and publications on gender equality curated by Department of Physiology, Anatomy and Genetics.

Women making history webpages

Women Making History celebrates women’s contribution to scholarship and to progressive change at Oxford, 100 years since the first women were awarded degrees at Oxford in 1920.


The aim of the project is to create standards and a toolkit of options for Associate Professor recruitment that will increase the diversity of the candidate pool, meet San Francisco Declaration on Research Assessment (DORA) principles for research assessment, and promote diversity across the entire recruitment process from advertisement through to job offer.


This overview from the MSD aims to help our organisation to understand the topic in greater depth by providing current thought leadership and research. By highlighting the personal impact the menopause has on women and those who identify as women in the workplace and providing the right support, we can avoid losing essential female staff through resignation or performance issues.

External links and resources

Document(s) on this page may or may not be accessible.

Athena Swan Good Practice Initiatives

Evidence-based good practice database for those working to advance gender and race equality in higher education through Athena Swan and the Race Equality Charter (REC).

Women's Higher Education Network (WHEN) Research

WHEN reports revealing and highlighting the experiences of women working in higher education. WHEN is dedicated to equity of opportunity for women in higher education. WHEN helps women (inclusive of trans women and non-binary people) achieve their ambitions and works with institutions to remove systemic and cultural barriers.