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‘Structural inequalities’ found at leading research institution

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Review uncovers “racist behaviours” at London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine

A damning review has uncovered what it says is evidence of structural racism and outdated colonial attitudes at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine.

The independent review, which was commissioned by the university’s governing council in 2020 in response to concerns from staff and students, highlights instances of racism and inequalities that “cannot be attributed to a select few individuals, but rather point to deeper, more structural issues”.

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