Chair of Medicine / Vice-Principal Data Science
Professor Morris is the Director of the Usher Institute and Vice-Principal of Data Science.
In his role as Chief Scientist at the Scottish Government Health Directorate, Andrew supports and promotes high quality research aimed at improving the quality and cost-effectiveness of services offered by NHS Scotland and securing lasting improvements to the health of the people of Scotland.
He is the Director of the Farr Institute in Scotland which is funded by the MRC and a consortium of nine others. He also acts as Convenor of the UK Health Informatics Research Network, representing a £39M investment in health informatics research.
Andrew advises senior University management on international data science decisions that impact on the work of the University. He also collaborates with the Vice-Principal for High Performance Computing to develop Edinburgh Data Science.
Andrew's projects include work with Health Informatics and the Scottish eHealth Informatics Research Centre.