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Liz Corbin

Research Director

Liz is Metabolic’s Research Director, leading the activities of our think tank, Metabolic Institute.

Liz holds a BA in Design, an MA in Material Culture and Design, and a PhD with the Institute of Making on the emergence of open and decentralized manufacturing networks in Britain; investigating the materials, processes and cultures of practice indicative of this ever-fluid sector, particularly in relation to networks of local/global production.

In addition to her work at Metabolic, Liz is a contributor to the Fab City Global Initiative, collaborator on the Future Makespaces in Redistributed Manufacturing project, and co-founder of Materiom.