Cagla Stevenson

Cagla Stevenson
Senior Analyst
Cambridge Office


Ph.D. in evolutionary microbiology, University of Sheffield, UK; M.Res. in evolutionary microbiology, University of York, UK; B.Sc. in biology, University of York, UK

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Cagla Stevenson is a senior analyst at RAND Europe working in the areas of research evaluation, emerging technologies, and science and innovation policy. Stevenson has undertaken quantitative and qualitative analysis for projects commissioned by clients including the European Commission, UK Government, and third-sector organisations. She has experience in a range of research methods including literature and document reviews, survey design and quantitative data analysis using R, stakeholder interviews, thematic analysis and framework development.  

Prior to joining RAND Europe, Stevenson completed her Ph.D. at the University of Sheffield where she investigated the evolution and spread of resistance genes in microbial populations. During this time she spent three months at the Parliamentary Office of Science and Technology providing accessible analysis of scientific issues to MPs and Peers. Stevenson has a Ph.D. in evolutionary microbiology from the University of Sheffield, and an M.Res. in evolutionary microbiology and B.Sc. in biology from the University of York.