Executive and Governance Office

Staff Profile

Professor Chris Day

  • Vice-Chancellor and President

Professor Chris Day took up the role of Vice-Chancellor and President at Newcastle University with effect from 1 January 2017.  Previously a Consultant Hepatologist with an international reputation in medical research, he is a Fellow and former Clinical Vice-President of the Academy of Medical Sciences.  He has served on the Council of the Medical Research Council and the Executive of the Medical Schools Council.  Professor Day was Chair of the Clinical Medicine Sub-Panel for the 2014 Research Excellence Framework (REF) Exercise. 

Professor Day is currently a member of the Universities UK Board, Chair of the Office for Strategic Co-ordination of Health Research (OSCHR), and, for REF 2021, is Chair of the Institutional Environment Pilot Panel, for the assessment of the research environment at institution level. He is Chair of the N8 Group of Research Universities and Deputy Lieutenant of Tyne and Wear.

Email: chris.day@ncl.ac.uk
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 6064

Executive Assistant: alice.ireland@ncl.ac.uk
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 6061