Justice and equality

Fairness, inclusivity, equality, and welfare, are policy fields where our research sets the political agenda.

These themes also define our values and approach to meeting the grand social challenges of our time at national and international level.

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Gap between rich and poor widening

The gap between super-rich and the rest of the world widens further

Theme champion

Professor Kate Pickett, research champion for Justice and Equality

Kate Pickett is Professor of Epidemiology in the University’s Department of Health Sciences. Co-founder and trustee of The Equality Trust, she is also co-author of The Spirit Level, a best-selling book which highlights the problems caused by unequal distribution of incomes.

Read more about Professor Pickett's vision for Justice and Equality