Edinburgh Law School is committed to championing gender equality.
Athena SWAN is the Equality Challenge Unit’s Gender Charter, which aims to recognise advancement of gender equality.
Edinburgh Law School was awarded the Athena SWAN Bronze award in September 2017.
The Equality and Diversity Committee meets regularly to ensure implementation of the actions set out in Edinburgh Law School's successful Athena SWAN submission.
Equality and Diversity Members Committee is made up from all sections of the School; 12 females and 6 males; 3 Professional Services staff, 3 students, 11 academics and 2 researchers
The Director of Equality and Diversity also attends the College of Arts, Humanities and Social Science Athena SWAN Network.
Currently, the Director of Equality and Diversity in Edinburgh Law School is Professor Luis Duarte d'Almeida.
Equality and Diversity is a standing item on Edinburgh Law School’s Committee agenda, and the Director of Equality and Diversity sits on the School Management Group.