Professor Nick Jennings CB, FREng is Vice-Provost (Research).
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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.
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.
Impact Acceleration Accounts
Supporting the development of research to economic and societal impact through activities that widen participation in business engagement and knowledge exchange, broaden and enhance the skills of the researchers and accelerate the commercialisation and impact of research.
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.