Sophie Kitson

Sophie is an Assistant Social Researcher in Public Policy

Sophie Kitson

Research Interests

Sophie has a wide range of research interests across social issues, including barriers to education and employment, public health and wellbeing, and social justice.

In her previous role she conducted mixed-methods research evaluating education interventions for disadvantaged pupils, aiming to address the widening attainment gap.


2016-2019 – BSc Biology (First Class Honours), University of Sheffield.


2023 – present – Assistant Social Researcher, National Institute of Economic and Social Research (NIESR)

2021 – 2022 – Programme & Systems Coordniator, Team Up for social mobility.

2019 – 2021 – Student Support Officer, The University of Law

2018 – 2019 – Research Associate, Timberseed