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Keynote speech at launch of innovative Futures Research Centre

Professor Colin Williams, Associate Dean (Research) in the School of Management, was delighted to yesterday share with Professor Linda McDowell (St John’s College, Oxford University) the platform at the launch of an innovative new University-wide Research Centre at the University of Southampton. Both gave their keynote addresses at its launch on visions of the future of work in the 21st century.

The newly launched Work Futures Research Centre ( will draw on a range of diverse disciplines from social science, education, health sciences, geography, engineering and computer science to explore trans-disciplinary topics about the future of work.

Professor Colin Williams commented “It has been a pleasure to help launch such a truly multi-disciplinary research centre and to make a contribution to setting their research agenda so as to facilitate its future success”.

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