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RCSI Self-Assessment Team (SAT)

A College-wide Athena SWAN self-assessment team (SAT) has been established in preparation for a resubmission for an institutional bronze award in April 2018.

The application is an assessment of gender equality in RCSI’s policies, practices and structures and identifies specific initiatives and action plan to attract and retain women in STEM.


The members of the RCSI Self-Assessment Team (SAT) include:

  • Prof. Cathal Kelly, CEO/Registrar
  • Dr Avril Hutch, Head of the Equality & Diversity Unit
  • Prof. David Croke, Professor of Biochemistry and Director of Quality Enhancement, Department of Molecular and Cellular Therapeutics
  • Prof. Sally Ann Cryan, Associate Professor/Research Convenor, School of Pharmacy
  • Dr Tobias Engel, Research Lecturer, Department of Physiology
  • Ms Judith Gilroy, Associate Director for Academic Affairs, Student, Academic and Regulatory Affairs
  • Prof. Marie Guidon, Associate Professor and Head of the School of Physiotherapy
  • Prof. Arnie Hill, Professor of Surgery and Head of the School of Medicine
  • Mr Barry Holmes, Director, Human Resources Department
  • Mr Yusuf Jaley, Undergraduate Student and Head of RCSI SU
  • Dr Cathal Kearney, Senior Research Fellow, Department of Anatomy
  • Louise Loughran, Associate Director and Head of Communications & Events
  • Prof. Zena Moore, Professor and Head of the School of Nursing & Midwifery
  • Ms Clare Muckian, Research Officer, Office of Research and Innovation
  • Dr Brona Murphy, Lecturer, Department of Physiology
  • Kate O'Sullivan, Social Media & Communications Officer, Department of Communications & Events
  • Dr Emer Reeves, Senior Lecturer and Deputy Head of School of Postgraduate Studies, Department of Medicine
  • Prof. Leonie Young, Associate Professor, Department of Surgery
  • Ms Anne Weadick, QEO Executive, Quality Enhancement Office (QEO)
  • Dr Caroline Kelleher, Lecturer, Department of Psychology