Posted on 20 October 2016
Professor Walton has received the award for making an impact through promoting evidence-based thinking in equality and as a prominent spokesperson for equality in academia. Paul has delivered lectures on gender equality in many different countries.
The award will be presented in a ceremony at the Royal Society’s annual diversity conference on Monday 31st October 2016 at which Professor Walton will be invited to talk about his project.
The inaugural Royal Society Athena Prize celebrates individuals and organisations who have contributed most, in their community, to the advancement of diversity in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).
The Royal Society Athena Prize was established in 2016 and is provided by a gift to the Society.