Professor Felix Driver
Historical geography of British empire & exploration, eighteenth to twentieth centuries; histories of collecting, visual culture & geographical knowledge
Felix Driver is an historical geographer committed to scholarship and public engagement in the arts and humanities, including collaborations with museums and creative practitioners. He has undertaken research projects on the cultural history of collections and collecting, the visual culture of exploration, geography and empire, and imperial cities. He has supervised collaborative research projects with the British Library, the Science Museum, the V&A, the Royal Botanic Gardens Kew, the Natural History Museum and the Royal Geographical Society. Currently he is Principal Investigator of the Mobile Museums project in collaboration with Kew Gardens.
Professor Simon Frith
The sociology of music; popular music history, music policy & the analysis of music business & culture
Professor Trevor Barnes
The philosophy, methods and twentieth-century history of economic geography; mathematical modelling; and the resource economy and creative industries of contemporary Canada