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Equality & Diversity Summer Reading

Posted on July 15, 2016 by Paul Brennan

For me, summer delights include freshly picked fruit and some time to read. Over the last six months, I’ve been organising various equality and diversity events. Here some of the interesting things I would like to suggest as summer reading on equality & diversity. Nothing academic – easy to read and maybe inspiring. Anybody like to add Read moreabout Equality & Diversity Summer Reading

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Is your University prepared for the new Athena SWAN Charter?

Posted on June 9, 2016 by Paul Brennan

Last week, I had the privilege of sitting on an Athena SWAN Assessment panel at the Equality Challenge Unit. The applicants were for an Award under the new Athena SWAN Charter. This encouraged me to think about the new Charter and how prepared Universities are for it.   The new Athena SWAN Charter is broader. Read moreabout Is your University prepared for the new Athena SWAN Charter?


One of my best days in the School of Medicine

Posted on April 8, 2016 by Paul Brennan

Yesterday, I attended the first Cardiff University School of Medicine Away Day and I’m happy to say that I really enjoyed it. I enjoyed seeing my colleagues. I enjoyed talking to people that have helped, advised and supported me over 16 years. I enjoyed the smiles, the hellos and the hope. From Professional Services to Professors and Read moreabout One of my best days in the School of Medicine

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Athena SWAN, Presentations


Posted on October 5, 2015 by Paul Brennan

I have been asked to speak at a new Cardiff University – ‘Inspired by…’ Seminar Programme. For more details you need access to the Cardiff University intranet. The programme is here. It includes talks by Assistant Chief Constable Nikki Holland, Rosaleen Moriarty-Simmonds OBE and Helen Walbey.  My talk is about Athena SWAN, the charter that recognises advancement of gender equality. I’ve been Read moreabout Athena SWAN CALL TO ACTION

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