University of York


Name: Linda Ko Ferrigno
Title: University Impact Manager

Name: Chris Hewson
Title: Faculty Impact Manager, Social Science

Founded on principles of excellence, equality and opportunity for all, the University of York, UK opened in 1963 with just 230 students. It is now the home of more than 20,000 students across more than 30 academic departments and research centres.

At the University of York, our vision is to be a “University for Public Good,” integrating our core activities of research, teaching and engagement to address environmental, societal and economic challenges. We want our legacy to be the advancement of curiosity-driven and action-oriented research that lays the foundation for education and partnerships, demonstrating our local commitment on a global scale.

We are committed to supporting members of our community to collaborate with businesses, charities, governments, cultural organisations and publics to advance knowledge, track societal shifts and develop transformative technology – making a positive difference on the world around us.