A project co-led by the University of Reading aimed at increasing the number of Black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) female professors in higher education, has won £797,264 . The project is being jointly funded by Research England and the Office for Students. The Generation Delta project will see the University of Reading working jointly with 5 other universities to improve access and progression opportunities for BAME students to go into postgraduate research and academic careers at institutions across England. The project is being co-led by Professor Uma Kambhampati of the School of Politics Economics and International Relations.