Parveen Yaqoob

Deputy Vice-Chancellor and Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Research & Innovation – University of Reading


Parveen Yaqoob

Professor Parveen Yaqoob is Deputy Vice-Chancellor and Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Research & Innovation at the University of Reading, where she has worked since 1998. She has a BA in Physiological Sciences, and a DPhil in Biochemistry from the University of Oxford. She has been an active researcher in the area of diet, immunity, inflammation and cardiovascular disease for over 30 years.

Parveen serves on a number of research funding panels and is Chair of the Athena Swan Governance Committee, which oversees the national gender equality charter for higher education.