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Professor Peter Smith

Professor Peter Smith

Professor of Life Sciences

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Professor Peter JS Smith joined Southampton University in 2011 as the founding Director of the Institute for Life Sciences. The Institute has built up an impressive foundation for supporting interdisciplinary research on the part of students and staff across disciplines of medicine, health and biological sciences, with the physical sciences, mathematics and engineering. Professor Smith further directs two national networks, MyAge and FortisNet, and supports several regional medical and health initiatives. He was responsible for bringing the University of Southampton into the Rosalind Franklin Institute as a Founding Partner.