Sophie Mountcastle

Doctoral Researcher
Physical Sciences for Health CDT


Sophie’s academic career commenced in 2010 when she undertook and completed two years of an MEng in Chemical Engineering at the University of Birmingham. In early 2013 she transferred the credits she obtained during this time to the Open University in order to pursue her interests in other fields. Sophie completed her degree whilst working full-time, initially at a financial consultancy and later for the University of Birmingham Development Team. She graduated with a first class BSc Open in June 2016 after completing her final module, which explored chemistry in the natural world.