The Principal's Office

Professor Christina Boswell

Christina Boswell is Professor of Politics and Vice-Principal Research and Enterprise.

Areas of responsibility as Vice-Principal Research and Enterprise

  • Provide leadership in research, innovation, industry engagement and enterprise development University-wide,  including leading engagement with key corporate partners and research funders.
  • Alongside Edinburgh Innovations, play a leading role in transforming the University’s capabilities in research translation, innovation and company engagement across the board.
  • Convening key committees that drive research, innovation, industrial interactions, research commercialisation and enterprise development across the University.

University level committee membership

  • Research Strategy Group
  • Senior Leadership Team
  • University Executive
  • Edinburgh Innovations Board

Contact details

Professor Christina Boswell

Vice-Principal Research and Enterprise

  • University of Edinburgh

Contact details



Charles Stewart House
9-16 Chambers Street

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