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Leyser ‘very keen’ to address systemic inequality in research

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Chief executive reiterates commitment as some BAME academics say they are ‘losing faith’ in UKRI

The chief executive of UK Research and Innovation has insisted that the funder is “very keen” to address the “long-term systemic issue” of inequality in research, as some academics say they are “losing faith” in UKRI’s commitments.

“It is absolutely the case that there are serious inequalities in the country and in the research and innovation system,” Ottoline Leyser told Research Professional News in an exclusive interview. 

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