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Alice Purkiss

National Trust Partnership Lead
Alice Purkiss

Alice leads the University’s National Trust Partnership, a flagship collaboration between Oxford and Europe’s largest conservation charity. As Partnership Lead, Alice coordinates a varied programme of research, training and events to promote knowledge exchange and Public Engagement with Research between Oxford and the National Trust. From 2016 – 2018 Alice led the Trusted Source Knowledge Transfer Partnership between Oxford’s History Faculty and the National Trust.

Alice is a Clore Emerging Leader (2017 cohort), an awards judge for the Oxford Preservation Trust, a member of the Heritage Alliance’s Digital, Learning & Skills Advocacy Group, and is a co-convenor of the Heritage Pathway graduate training programme, Oxford’s Knowledge Exchange Network, and the Women’s Leadership Programme at St John’s College. Alice was awarded the inaugural Vice Chancellor’s Early Career Innovation Award in 2018 for her work leading the Trusted Source KTP.

Alice is an art historian by training, having received her undergraduate degree from the University of Bristol and her masters degree from the University of Oxford. Prior to returning to Oxford in 2016, Alice worked at the British Library, Tate Britain, and The Charleston Trust.

Twitter: @AlicePurk