Professor Nick Jennings

Professor Nick Jennings CB, FREng is Vice-Provost (Research). 

Research strategy

Read Imperial's strategy 2015-2020 and find out how the College will solve today's global challenges

Nick is responsible for developing and providing leadership to the delivery of the College’s research strategy, and for enhancing the quality, impact, management and delivery of research in the College.

Nick holds a chair in Artificial Intelligence in the Departments of Computing and Electrical and Electronic Engineering.

Global institutes

The Vice-Provost (Research) oversees Imperial’s six Global institutes which promote inter-disciplinary working to meet some of the greatest challenges faced by society.

Excellence Fund for Frontier Research

The College’s Strategy 2015-20 encourages Imperial to act courageously and innovatively when pursuing new partnerships and opportunities and sets out Imperial’s intention to invest funds and pursue the new and the risky. The Excellence Fund for Frontier Research has been established to support research ideas which are potential breakthrough programs that have the potential to put Imperial in a leadership position, even if the ideas have not yet received outside funding.