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Tristram Hughes

Head of Knowledge Exchange & Impact Development View website

University of Leicester

Diverse in our makeup and united in ambition – we pursue excellence in knowledge and learning to transform our community, our world and beyond. The University of Leicester is a leading UK university committed to international excellence through the creation of world changing research and high quality, inspirational teaching. Leicester is consistently one of the most socially inclusive of the UK’s leading universities with a long-standing commitment to providing fairer and equal access to higher education. Leicester is ranked in the top 25 universities in the Times Higher Education REF Research Power rankings. 75% of our research was judged to be internationally excellent with wide ranging impacts on society, health culture, and the environment. As Citizens of Change, our researchers are dedicated to researching some of today’s most critical issues, from viruses and disease to air quality, preserving our natural world, and ensuring social justice for all. Just as we are diverse in our makeup, we are equally diverse in our research. Our five areas of research strength: Space Power and AI, Human Health, Sustaining the World, Cultural and Natural Heritage, and Social Justice and Inclusion allow our researchers to significantly improve lives and societies through the power and impact of their research. We aim to shape policy and influence decision-making to improve lives and livelihoods in the region, nationally and globally.

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