Custom Pages


Patrick Grant

Patrick Grant

University of Oxford

Pro Vice Chancellor Research


As Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Research), Patrick Grant works closely with Oxford colleagues to create an environment conducive to world leading applied and curiosity-driven research, and with external funders to secure resources adequate to realize our joint research ambitions. Professor Grant chairs the Research and Innovation Committee. He received his Bachelor of Engineering degree at Nottingham University, and a DPhil in Materials at Oxford. He has been Vesuvius Professor of Materials since 2004, Deputy Head of the Mathematical Physical and Life Sciences Division from 2012-14, and Head of the Department of Materials since 2015. A Chartered Engineer, he is also a Fellow of the Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining and a Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering.