The Principal's Office

Professor Kim Graham

Kim Graham holds a Personal Chair of Translational Cognitive Neuroscience and is the Provost.

Areas of Responsibility as Provost

  • Acts as the Chief Academic Officer of the University, providing leadership, direction and strategic evaluation of academic matters
  • Responsibility for the academic, research and international remit within the three Colleges – Medicine & Veterinary Medicine, Science & Engineering and Arts Humanities and Social Sciences; leading the activities of the Vice-Principal Heads of College and the Vice-Principal of Research and Enterprise and Vice-Principal International. 
  • Lead on the planning and budget setting for all academic affairs within the University, in alignment with successful delivery of the University of Edinburgh’s Strategy 2030.
  • Responsibility for academic staff development in alignment with the values-led focus of the University of Edinburgh’s Strategy 2030
  • Ensuring the promotion of a positive, inclusive academic culture across all parts of the University’s activities
  • Responsibility for development of strong and effective external relationships, including successful delivery of Data Driven Innovation within the Edinburgh and South East Scotland City Region Deal
  • Reports directly to the Vice-Chancellor & Principal of the University and will deputise when they are not available.

Contact details

Kim can be contacted via Angela Penman on the telephone number below or direct by email.

Professor Kim Graham


  • University of Edinburgh
  • Old College

Contact details



South Bridge

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