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Our women in science initiatives

Our Athena SWAN Silver Steering Group has been working with staff and students across The Institute of Cancer Research to look at our policies, practices and culture, and assess how we can further support staff and students in their career development.

ICR Scientists in the Lab (Charles Milligan for the ICR, 2014)

We have identified some key transition points in researchers’ careers which represent our most significant barriers to women – and have initiated a range of projects to equip our researchers as robustly as possible for the scientific challenges of the future.

These include: