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Philomathia Social Sciences Research Programme


A portfolio of groundbreaking research forms the heart of the Philomathia Programme. Three projects were established in 2014-2015, and a further two projects commenced in the autumn of 2015.

Please follow the links to the left to read more about this varied research programme.

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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.