Daisy Fancourt

Dr Daisy Fancourt

Associate Professor of Psychobiology & Epidemiology, University College London

Dr Daisy Fancourt is Associate Professor of Psychobiology & Epidemiology at University College London. Her research focuses on the effects of social factors on health, with a particular interest in arts and cultural engagement. Daisy’s work has been recognised with over £17million in research funding and a dozen national and international research awards from the British Science Association, Leverhulme Trust, Wellcome Trust, British Academy, British Federation of Women Graduates, American Psychosomatic Society, Arts and Humanities Research Council, Royal Society for Public Health and NHS England, amongst others. Daisy is a consultant to the World Health Organisation on arts and health and her WHO evidence synthesis of 3,500 studies on arts and health was named the Global Aesthetic Achievement of 2019. Daisy has also been named a BBC New Generation Thinker and a World Economic Forum Global Shaper.

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