The Julia Higgins Awards

This year’s Julia Higgins Medal has been awarded to the Department of Chemistry, in recognition of its success in being the first College Department to be awarded a Gold Athena SWAN award.

The Julia Higgins Certificates have been awarded to Mr Rob Bell from the Human Resources Division, Dr Patricia Hunt from the Department of Chemistry, and the Learning and Development Centre.

The Medal and Certificates recognise individuals and departments that have made a significant contribution to the support of academic women at the College, selected by a subcommittee of the Provost’s Board. They are named in honour of Professor Dame Julia Higgins FRS, FREng, Professor of Polymer Science, now a Senior Research Investigator in Chemical Engineering and previously Dean of the City and Guilds College and Principal of the Faculty of Engineering.

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