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Tackling racism in UK health research

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Richard Antony Powell, Chidi Njoku, Ramyia Elangovan, Ganesh Sathyamoorthy, Josephine Ocloo, Sudhin Thayil, Mala Rao

Original languageEnglish
Article numbere065574
Early online date18 Jan 2022
E-pub ahead of print18 Jan 2022
Published18 Jan 2022

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Funding Information: 37 Taffe MA, Gilpin NW. Racial inequity in grant funding from the US National Institutes of Health. Elife 2021;10:e65697. doi: 10.7554/eLife.65697 pmid: 33459595 Funding Information: The paucity of data on racialised minorities is itself a barrier to a diverse academic workforce and, by extension, to inclusive health research. In the Medical Research Council’s survey of research fellowships, data on the ethnicity and nationality of fellows were “very limited.”24 The recent release of data showing the diversity of applicants for and recipients of funding from the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) showed that racialised minority applicants were less successful than white applicants (16.5% success rate v 21.2% for white applicants). This helps to fill the data gap, but NIHR recognises that Publisher Copyright: © 2022 IOS Press. All rights reserved.

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Richard A Powell and colleagues set out the barriers and solutions to eliminating inequalities embedded in the UK health research system

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