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Professor Penny Jane Burke

Professor Penny Jane Burke holds the positions of UNESCO Chair in Equity, Social Justice and Higher EducationGlobal Innovation Chair of Equity and Director of the Centre of Excellence for Equity in Higher Education (CEEHE) at the University of Newcastle and the honorary position as Global Chair of Social Innovation at the University of Bath. Her personal experiences of accessing higher education against the odds fuelled a sustained commitment over the past 25 years to generating research with impact. Professor Burke has published widely in the field, and is co-editor of the Bloomsbury Gender and Education book series.

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