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Annual Report & Accounts 2017/18

Creating transformative experiences for individuals who go on to transform the world.

'The legendary creativity of an RCA mind has measurable impact: leveraging a scientific base of knowledge and solving real-world problems.'

Welcome to our review of 2017/18. The past year has witnessed some real successes, as new initiatives dreamed of in our strategic plan 2016–2021 started to roll off the assembly line: the new Burberry Material Futures Research Group, led by Burberry Professor Sharon Baurley; the successful funding bid to EPSRC by our robotics lead Dr Sina Sareh, whose research focuses on using robots in dangerous or complex environments; the growth of our School of Architecture, with new MA Programmes in City Design and Environmental Architecture; and in the School of Communication, MA Digital Direction, which examines media and storytelling in the digital age. I hope you enjoy reading about this remarkable institution and look forward to welcoming you to our campus.

Dr Paul Thompson
Vice-Chancellor, Royal College of Art

Read more from the Vice-Chancellor's foreword to the Annual Report & Accounts 2017/18 here.


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