Athena Swan Survey and Focus Groups

A staff survey was issued to all staff in CIT by email in October 2017, with 1505 individual tokens issued, and questions included on:


  • The working environment in CIT
  • Work-life Balance
  • Workplace meetings and social activities
  • Workload
  • Flexible working possibilities and arrangements
  • Family Leave arrangements
  • Performance review
  • Professional Development plans for researchers
  • Academic Progression and Promotion in CIT
  • Experience of CIT as a new staff member (induction, orientation)
  • Gender Balance in the organisation of conferences/seminars/outreach activities
  • Awareness of Athena SWAN initiatives


From the 1505 tokens issued, there were 404 complete and partially complete anonymous responses (27% response rate).


  • Survey Responses by Gender







  • Survey Responses by Staff Category













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