PHG Foundation forges closer links with Cambridge college

By Rebecca Bazeley

14 May 2017


PHG Foundation is delighted to announce the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between PHG Foundation and Hughes Hall, University of Cambridge.

The two bodies have a long history of working together, founded on a shared interest of ensuring the outputs of scientific, clinical and humanities based research have a positive impact on society. PHG’s founder and chair, Dr Ron Zimmern, and Director, Dr Hilary Burton are Fellows of Hughes Hall. Current President of Hughes Hall, Dr Anthony Freeling is a Trustee of the non-profit think tank, as was his predecessor, Hughes Hall Past President, Sarah Squires.

Director of PHG Foundation and Fellow of Hughes Hall, Dr Hilary Burton said: 

Hughes Hall and the PHG Foundation have shared ambitions - using research to make a difference in the wider world. We have had a close relationship for more than ten years and the MOU puts this on a formal footing. I look forward to some exciting ventures with Hughes Hall in which our own expertise in implementation of biomedical sciences will be complemented by the college's wider academic and international perspectives - all aimed at achieving transformational change and nurturing tomorrow's leaders.

 The MOU was signed on Friday 17 March 2017 at PHG Foundation offices

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