Cagla Stevenson

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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 an analyst at RAND Europe with an interest in research evaluation, emerging technology, and science and innovation. She has worked as an analyst on a range of projects involving the use of literature reviews, rapid evidence assessments, interviews, case studies, and quantitative analysis to inform policy. These projects have included a study on the proposal evaluation system for the EU's R&I framework programme, a landscape review of the Wellcome Sanger Insitute and Genome Campus, and a study to support the Observatory on the Online Platform Economy for the European Commission.

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 Stevenson 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.