Professor Kim Graham

MRC Council member

Professor Kim Graham is a member of the Medical Research Council (MRC) Council.

Professor Graham is Provost of The University of Edinburgh where she acts as the Chief Academic Officer of the University, providing leadership, direction and strategic evaluation of all academic matters.

Prior to this role, Professor Graham was Pro Vice-Chancellor Research, Innovation and Enterprise at Cardiff University, where she led Cardiff’s preparations for Research Excellence Framework 2021, as well as Cardiff’s innovation, enterprise and commercialisation activities. She is a committed to promotion of a positive and inclusive culture in higher education.

Professor Graham obtained her first degree from the University of Edinburgh, prior to moving to Cardiff University in 2007. At Cardiff, she was based at the Cardiff University Brain Research Imaging Centre, where her research group applied structural and functional neuroimaging, including ultra-high field magnetic resonance imaging, to study the neurocognitive networks affected in dementia. Professor Graham moved to The University of Edinburgh in 2022. She is author of the award-winning book, ‘The Evolution of Memory Systems’.

Professor Graham is currently a non-executive Director of the Campaign for Science and Engineering, the University of Edinburgh Development Trust and Smart Data Foundry. She was previously a member of the Higher Education Funding Council for Wales Research Wales Committee, and Wales Science and Innovation Advisory Council.

Last updated: 8 May 2024

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