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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Governing Board

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Cass Cliatt, Vice President for Communications, Brown University
Donna Lovell, Assistant Vice President, News & Content Production, Stanford University
Michael Schoenfeld, Vice President of Public Affairs and Government Relations, Duke University
Elizabeth Stauderman, Vice President for Communications, University of Rochester
Heather Swain, Vice President for Communications and Brand Strategy, Michigan State University



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University of Warwick

University of Washington

University of York

Vanderbilt University

Washington University in St. Louis

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