Sophie Stone's profile
Name

Sophie Stone

SPS Department

Science, Technology & Innovation Studies

I have an undergraduate degree in Biological Sciences from the University of York, a Masters degree in Science Culture and Communication from the University of Bath, and a recently completed Masters by Research degree in Science and Technology Studies from the University of Edinburgh. I am now undertaking a PhD in Science and Technology Studies.

Before arriving at Edinburgh, I also held a professional career spanning a period of over 13 years. I started work as a Commissioning Editor in online scientific publishing before moving into broader online product development roles. I have extensive experience in specifying and managing the build and in-life use of a wide variety of online products and services and have worked with both public and private sectors. Most recently I worked as Director of Business Analysis and Head of Product Development for the FTSE 100, RELX Group.

Qualifications

2017 - present: PhD in Science and Technology Studies, University of Edinburgh 

2016 - 2017: MSc(R) (with Distinction) in Science and Technology Studies, University of Edinburgh

2001 - 2002: MSc in Science, Culture and Communication, University of Bath 

1998 - 2001: BSc (Hons) (2:1) in Biology, University of York 

Further Information

Overview of Professional Experience

2013 - 2016: Director of Business Analysis and Head of Product Development, Reed Business Information (part of the RELX group) 

2013 - 2013: Senior Technical Product Manager, Reed Business Information (part of the RELX group) 

2011 - 2012: Technical Product Manager, Reed Business Information (part of the RELX group) 

2007 - 2011: 2 x Product Development roles, NHS Choices 

2005 - 2007: 2 x Management roles, Asbestos Watchdog 

2003 - 2005: Commissioning Editor for F1000 Medicine, Current Science Group 

Research Interests

Science and technology studies Sociology of knowledge and science synthetic biology Discourse and rhetoric studies Philosophy of science Bioethics and concepts of nature Sociology of Science Biotechnologies

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PhD Supervisors

Dr Jane Calvert

Dr Erika Szymanski

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