Daisy Fancourt

Associate Professor of Psychobiology & Epidemiology, University College London
University College London

Dr Daisy Fancourt is Associate Professor of Psychobiology & Epidemiology and a Wellcome Research Fellow at University College London. Her work focuses on the effects of social, cultural, and community engagement on health and has been recognised with over £14 million in research funding and over a dozen national and international research awards. Dr Fancourt is a consultant to the World Health Organisation on arts and health, recently publishing an evidence synthesis of 3,500 studies on arts and health that was named the Global Aesthetic Achievement of 2019. She has also been named a BBC New Generation Thinker and a World Economic Forum Global Shaper.