Athena SWAN Self Assessment Team

 

  • Gwyneth StallardProfessor Gwyneth Stallard is the chair of the Self Assessment Team. She came to the OU in 1994 as a Research Fellow and was promoted to Professor of Pure Mathematics in 2009. She returned to work half-time following maternity leave in 1999 and has gradually increased her hours, returning to full-time work in 2012. She has been chair of the London Mathematical Society's Women in Mathematics Committee since 2006.
  • Uwe GrimmProfessor Uwe Grimm is Head of School and a member of the applied mathematics group. He has formerly been Associate Dean for Research, and has served as a member of the Faculty Promotions Committee and the University's Athena SWAN Self Assessment Team.
  • June Barrow-GreenProfessor June Barrow-Green is a Professor in the History of Mathematics. She is the Librarian and a member of Council for the London Mathematical Society, and is actively involved in outreach events, some of which are aimed at women or concern the history of women in mathematics.
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  • Toby O'NeilDr Toby O'Neil is a Senior Lecturer in the pure mathematics group. He has a young daughter and has led by example, taking full paternity leave, scheduling meetings around nursery times and bringing his daughter to social events.
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  • Heather WhitakerDr Heather Whitaker is a Senior Lecturer in Statistics.  She has a young family, so has had two periods of maternity leave in the last 5 years, and is now working part-time on a 0.8 contract. Heather leads on the flexible working section of the Action Plan.
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  • Katie ChicotDr Katie Chicot is a Senior Lecturer Staff Tutor, and is the Mathematics and Statistics Student Support Team Faculty Lead. She returned to work part-time (0.8) following her maternity leave. Katie is active in outreach events in mathematics and collaborated on a funded project on supporting women returning to careers in STEM.
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  • Gareth WilliamsDr Gareth Williams is a Staff Tutor in pure mathematics, and formerly the Programme Director in Mathematics and Statistics. Gareth leads on the undergraduate section of the Action Plan.
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Uwe GrimmTony Royle is the PhD Student representative on the team and his research is within the field of the history of mathematics. His thesis project includes the role of women in mathematics in early aeronautics in Britain.

 

  • Dr Karen Vines is a Senior Lecturer in Statistics and a keen promoter of the work-life balance advocated by Athena SWAN, being Scholarship Lead in the School of Mathematics and Statistics at work and active in orienteering and archery in life outside of work.
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