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Pro:NE is a network created by five leading universities (Durham, Newcastle, Northumbria, Sunderland and Teesside) in the North-East of England to widen access and participation for racially minoritised ethnic students and staff in postgraduate research.

The project aims to strengthen the pathway into academic employment for racially minoritised ethnic students. For doing so, it has established four key pillars: mental health, mentoring, development and admissions.

The project has received a total funding of over £2.5 million including a £798,972 grant from The Office for Students.

Watch our project sponsor Dr Shaid Mahmood MBE introduce the project and the rationale behind it.