The Maynooth University Department of Biology received a Bronze Institutional Athena SWAN Award in April 2019.

The Department of Biology applied for an Athena SWAN Bronze Department Award in the November 2018 round. Biology is the first Department in Maynooth University to apply for accreditation. Results from the November 2018 submission round will be known by April 2019. The application was prepared by the Biology Self-Assessment Team (SAT). The SAT is chaired by lecturer Dr Karen English, who also sits of the institutional Gender Equality Steering Group.

Name Grade E-mail Role
Dr Karen English Lecturer Biology SAT Chair
Professor Paul Moynagh Professor Head of Dept
Dr Joanne Masterson Lecturer SAT member
Gillian O'Meara Senior Technician SAT member
Terry Roche Administrative Officer SAT member
Dr Paul Dowling Lecturer SAT member
Dr Clementina Sidoli O'Connor Executive Assistant SAT member
Professor Bernard Mahon Professor SAT member
Dr Mark Robinson Lecturer SAT member
Ms Olubukola Adebowale Undergraduate SAT member
Ms Merissa Cullen Postgraduate SAT member
Dr Ronan Bergin Postdoctoral Researcher SAT member