After joining the SAGE pilot in 2016, the Australian Astronomical Observatory transitioned to becoming a new department within Macquarie University known as Australian Astronomical Optics-Macquarie.

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Download link: Australian Astronomical Optics Athena Swan Bronze Award application [PDF 11.2 MB]
Application for: Athena Swan Bronze Award
Date submitted: July 2019

Australian Astronomical Optics’ application for SAGE Athena Swan accreditation contains:

  • the details and results of their self-assessment, a process where the institution analyses their workforce and student data to identify barriers to attraction, retention and progression; and
  • their action plan to remove or reduce the systemic barriers identified during their self-assessment process.

Parts of the application have been redacted to protect individual privacy.