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King’s to evaluate programme on diversity in postgraduate research

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Research England and the OfS commission evaluation of funding scheme aimed at tackling persistent inequalities

The organisers of a funding competition that aims to tackle some of the causes of persistent inequalities in postgraduate research for Black, Asian and minority ethnic students have commissioned a four-year evaluation of its success.

Research England and the Office for Students launched the joint competition, which offers up to £8 million for projects that will run over four years, in October 2020. The scheme closed to applications on 27 May and the winning projects will begin in the autumn.

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