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Vice President & Vice Principal (Service)

Professor Jonathan Grant

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Jonathan Grant is the Vice President & Vice Principal (Service) at King’s College London. Service has been identified as one of five strategic priorities in King’s Strategic Vision 2029, alongside Education, Research, London and International. Service encapsulates King’s commitment to society beyond education and research and will enable us to realise our vision to make the world a better place. In addition, Jonathan is the Assistant Principal for Strategic Initiatives & Public Policy and Professor of Public Policy in the Policy Institute at King’s. Jonathan was Director of the Policy Institute between February 2014 and 2017.

Jonathan’s main research interests are in biomedical and health R&D policy, research impact assessment and the use of research and evidence in policy and decision making. Jonathan co-founded the International School on Research Impact Assessment.

Recent studies that Jonathan has led include: an assessment of the impact case studies from the UK Research Excellence Framework; a project estimating the economic returns from cancer-related research in the UK; and a study looking at the economic spillovers from public funded biomedical and health research.

Jonathan was President of RAND Europe between June 2006 and October 2012, where he oversaw the doubling of the organisation's activity in Europe and the establishment of the Cambridge Centre for Health Services Research, a joint venture with the University of Cambridge. Prior to joining RAND in 2002, Jonathan was Head of Policy at the Wellcome Trust.

Jonathan received his PhD from the Faculty of Medicine, University of London and his B.Sc. (Econ) from the London School of Economics.

Recent Publications Tel: +44 (0)20 7848 1742Email: jonathan.grant@kcl.ac.uk Twitter: @jonathancgrant
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