NUI Galway wins award for work towards gender equality

Galway Bay fm newsroom – NUI Galway has won an iconic award in recognition of it’s work towards gender equality.
The university has been awarded an Athena SWAN award – which was established to encourage and recognise commitment to advancing the careers of women.
In a statement, NUI Galway says it welcomes recognition that it has established a solid foundation for eliminating gender bias and developing an inclusive culture that values all staff.
However, not all are pleased with the latest development.
Dr. Micheline Sheehy Skeffington – one of the women at the centre of the long-running discrimination cases – has expressed her disappointment.
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