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PETRAS Director interviewed on successful funding and how Brexit could impact UK science


PETRAS Director and Principal Investigator, Jeremy Watson talks to Materials World magazine about successfully securing funding several times and how Brexit could impact UK science.

“One of our key success factors is that social and technical experts are working together. The unusual thing about that is the very close teamwork we have achieved between social scientists and engineers and physical scientists, who do not typically speak the same language. But we have managed to work together. In the first phase, the hub actually had joint leaders from social and technical disciplines at each of the partner universities, and that was very successful. We have added design expertise as well, and behavioural sciences really help us. It is clear that design informs behaviours and behaviours inform design.”

Read the full interview at Materials World magazine