Joy Todd

Deputy Director of Research Portfolio

Joy has been with the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) since 2002. Her career at ESRC also involves time as Head of Health and Human Behaviour research, and Head of Corporate Strategy.

Joy’s role involves oversight of development and commissioning of ESRC’s strategic priorities. Her experience at ESRC includes development and commissioning of research and knowledge exchange activities in the health and education areas (including work on mental health, public health, anti-microbial resistance, ageing, dementia, higher education and informal science learning). Joy has a wealth of experience in working in partnership with other UK and international research funders including government departments and third sector organisations as well as other UK Research and Innovation councils.

Joy’s international experience includes developing joint research calls with the National Science Foundation and National Institutes of Health in the US, and the Canadian Institute of Health Research.

Last updated: 31 March 2022

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