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Our People

  • Co-Directors

    It is co-directed by Professor Richard Harper, of the Institute for Social Futures, and Professor Rob Short, of the Materials Science Institute. Professor Harper is the Principal Investigator for the Leverhulme Trust.

  • Supervisors

    The MSF programme is being developed by a growing team of supervisors from across Lancaster University

  • PhD Students

    We are developing a new group of future-facing interdisciplinary researchers.

  • Advisory Board

    Training and research in the MSF programme is advised by influential thinkers from around the world who act on its Advisory Board. Each year, PhDs present their research to this board and get personalised guidance and feedback on their endeavours.