Professor Richard Jones

Professor Richard Jones FRS
Materials Innovations Leadership Group Member

Professor Richard Jones FRS is Vice-President for Regional Innovation and Civic Engagement at The University of Manchester.  Professor Jones, who is also the author of more than 190 scientific papers in materials physics is focussed on connecting the University to the wider innovation and policy agenda in the Greater Manchester region. He is already the independent science advisor for Innovation Greater Manchester. Before moving to The University of Manchester in 2020, he was Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Research and Innovation at Sheffield University from 2009 to 2016.