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Failure to win over ethnic minority voters could cost Tories or Labour the election

20 April 2015
Increasing their party's appeal to ethnic minority voters could help decide whether David Cameron or Ed Miliband emerges as Prime Minister, according to our report Race and Elections released 20 April 2015.

Runnymede's director sits on top financial inclusion commission

23 March 2015
Runnymede's Director, Dr Omar Khan, has been asked to sit alongside leading politicians on the Financial Inclusion Commission.

Runnymede signs up to election statement against racist language

23 February 2015
The Runnymede Trust has joined peer organisations in endorsing the Race Equality Matters' Election Statement.

Black Students Must do Better than White Students to get into University

03 February 2015
Black and minority ethnic (BME) students have to work harder than their white counterparts to make it into university and are still underrepresented in the most prestigious institutions, finds a Runnymede report published on 3 Feb 2015.

Runnymede Director on ITV

15 December 2014
ITV's 'The Diversity Deficit' analyses the under-representation of Black and minority ethnic people in the labour market. Runnymede's Director is interviewed for the programme, highlighting the continued evidence of discrimination in the labour market, and of stereotypes regarding the skills and competences of Black and minority ethnic people living in Britain.

'The Diversity Deficit' can be viewed until early January here.

Jim Rose 2014: Greg Dyke

30 November 2014
Our 2014 Jim Rose lecture was delivered by Greg Dyke, with Bridgid Nzekwu, Rimla Akhtar and Gillian Joseph joining him for a wide-ranging discussion on race, sport and the media. The lecture was covered in the Guardian, Mail, BBC, Sky and ESPN and a film of the full lecture is available at the University of Manchester write-up.

Runnymede on skin whitening

29 September 2014
Runnymede's Head of Research, Dr Debbie Weekes-Bernard is quoted in an Independent article on skin whitening.

New address

22 July 2014
Runnymede's address as of 1 July is: Room BEL1-11, London Metropolitan University, 166-220 Holloway Road, London N7 8DB.

Runnymede Refocuses on Research and Policy For a New Generation

15 April 2014

The Runnymede Trust, the UK's leading independent race equality think tank, is to re-focus on research based interventions in social policy and practice.

Stuart Hall's Passing

11 February 2014

We are greatly saddened to hear of Stuart Hall's passing. He was and remains a huge inspiration for all of Runnymede's work.

Read some thoughts from us here.