Science Summit: Making an Impact
- 08:30 - 16:20
- Woburn House, London
Professor Paul Boyle was recently appointed as President and Vice-Chancellor of the University of Leicester. Prior to joining the Leicester, Professor Boyle was Chief Executive of the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) and held the position of International Champion of Research Councils UK, with responsibility for international strategy on behalf of all seven research councils. He was also President of Science Europe.
Before joining the ESRC, Professor Boyle was Head of the School of Geography and Geosciences at the University of St Andrews. His research focused on population and health geography. He was also Director of the ESRC-funded Longitudinal Studies Centre Scotland, Co-Director of the ESRC-funded Centre for Population Change, and Co-Investigator on both the Wellcome Trust-funded Scottish Health Informatics Programme and the ESRC-funded Administrative Data Liaison Service.