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  1. Programme Director
  2. Project Principal Investigators
  3. Philomathia Post-doctoral Research Associates
  4. Philomathia Programme Co-ordinator

Programme Director

Professor Martin Daunton, FBA
  • Programme Director, Philomathia Social Sciences Research Programme
  • Head of the School of the Humanities and Social Sciences
  • Professor of Economic History
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Project Principal Investigators

Professor Sarah Franklin
  • Sociology Professor
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Dr Kathleen Liddell
  • Herschel Smith Senior Lecturer in Intellectual Property Law
  • Director, Centre for Law, Medicine and Life Sciences
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Dr Pedro Ramos Pinto
  • Lecturer in International Economic History
  • Fellow of Trinity Hall
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Dr Helen Thompson
  • Reader in Politics
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Dr Pieter van Houten
  • University Teaching Office
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Professor Jorge E. Viñuales
  • Harold Samuel Professor of Law and Environmental Policy
  • Director, Cambridge Centre for Environment, Energy and Natural Resource Governance (C-EENRG)
  • Director of the MPhil in Environmental Policy

Philomathia Post-doctoral Research Associates

Dr John Liddicoat
  • Philomathia Post-doctoral Research Associate
Dr Poornima Paidipaty
  • Philomathia Post-doctoral Research Associate

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History of Wealth Project

This project, co-funded by the Philomathia Foundation and the Isaac Newton Trust, investigates the broader significance of wealth an inheritance in 19th and early-20th century Britain.

This programme was launched by POLIS in October 2013, and aims to train future policy-makers to value and promote evidence-based policies that can most benefit society.