About Futurity

Futurity features the latest discoveries by scientists at top research universities in the US, UK, Canada, Europe, Asia, and Australia. The nonprofit site, which launched in 2009, is supported solely by its university partners (listed below) in an effort to share research news directly with the public.


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Liz Goodfellow, associate editor
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Katie George, assistant editor
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Governing Board

Lisa Lapin, Associate Vice President for University Communications, Stanford University
Dennis O’Shea, Executive Director for Media Relations and Crisis Communications, Johns Hopkins University
Michael Schoenfeld, Vice President of Public Affairs and Government Relations, Duke University
Diane Squires, PR and Media Director, Marketing and Communications, University of Melbourne
Elizabeth Stauderman, Vice President of Communications, University of Rochester


Partner universities and associations

Futurity’s university partners are members of the following organizations:



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Emory University

ETH Zurich

Georgia Institute of Technology

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National University of Singapore

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University of Melbourne

University of Michigan

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University of Pennsylvania

University of Pittsburgh

University of Rochester

University of Sheffield

University of Southampton

University of Texas at Austin

University of Toronto

University of Virginia

University of Warwick

University of Washington

University of York

Vanderbilt University

Washington University in St. Louis

Yale University