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Professor Tom Ward

Professor Ward leads on our education strategy, ensuring the University attracts, excites and retains high-quality students from a wide range of backgrounds, to benefit from an outstanding education.

His brief includes implementing innovative measures to ensure students benefit from an outstanding education and excellent all-round experience, widening participation, promoting teaching excellence and innovation, and further boosting the employability of the University’s students.

Previously, Professor Ward was Pro-Vice Chancellor (Education) and Professor of Mathematics at Durham University. He is a mathematician specialising in ergodic theory and number theory.

Tel: 0113 343 5000