Women in science we admire

Frequently asked questions

1. Who is eligible to be nominated?

Any female scientist who you inspires you, past, present, or future.


2. Who can nominate?

We welcome all nominations please be aware if you under 18 years old you will need to provide parental consent for your nomination – please refer to the Exhibition Guidelines Page for further details.


3. How do I nominate?

Nominations are easily done through our online nomination form alternately you can send your nomination directly to the Athena SWAN Team.


4. Do I have to know a person to nominate them?

No, you do not have to personally know who you would like to nominate.  The Women in Science We Admire Exhibition has been created to celebrate the work of female scientists, past, present and future.   Any female in a STEM related field whose achievements and/or work you admire please feel free to nominate them.


5. What is the turnaround time for my nomination going live?

Once your nomination is submitted, received and reviewed by our online exhibition team please allow up to 10 business days for your nomination to be uploaded to the online exhibition.


6.  What size image do I upload?

The image you upload via the nomination form should be a minimum of 300 x 300 pixel and a maximum of 800 x 800 pixels.