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Philomathia Social Sciences Research Programme


We are pleased to announce the addition of two new projects to the Philomathia series.

The Department of Land Economy and the Judge Business School will co-host a project on 'The Law of Energy Transitions', led by Professor Jorge Vinuales. A new Philomathia Fellow will support this research, starting in October 2015.

A collaboration between the Faculty of Law and the Department of Medical Genetics will explore 'Realising Genomic Medicine: Intellectual Property Issues Beyond the Old DNA Patent Debates'. The project will be led by Dr Kathy Liddell and will be joined by a new Philomathia Fellow in October 2015.



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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.

Masters in Public Policy

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.