Liz Grant

Liz Grant (@lizgrant360) is Assistant Principal (Global Health), Professor of Global Health and Development at the University of Edinburgh and Director of the Global Health Academy.

Liz is a co-director of the Global Compassion Initiative developing work on the value base of the Sustainable Development Goals, the science of compassion, and the contribution that faith communities make to the SDGs.  She has led the development of a suite of global health MSc programmes, MOOCs and coordinates the Global Health PhD programme specifically designed for equitable access for students from lower resourced countries. Her research spans planetary health and palliative care in contexts of poverty and conflict – new beginnings and better endings.

She sits on the Scottish Government NHS Global Citizenship Board and the board of

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