Dr Christine Knight

May 17, 2024

Dr Christine Knight has worked as a freelance editor since 2019 and with Oxford Science Editing since 2021, following an academic career at the University of Edinburgh (2008–17). She holds a BA (Hons 1st class) in English from the University of Adelaide, Australia, and completed her PhD in the Human Nutrition Division of CSIRO, Australia’s national science agency. Christine’s interdisciplinary academic career spanned food studies and science and technology studies (STS). She has published over 20 academic papers and secured grants from the Wellcome Trust and other research funders. As an editor, Christine specialises in research in the social sciences, humanities, and arts (SHAPE disciplines), including interdisciplinary work at the interface with STEM. She is a member of the Chartered Institute of Editing and Proofreading (CIEP) and has completed CIEP training in copyediting. Christine is also a published poet and holds an MFA in Creative Writing with Distinction from Manchester Metropolitan University (2020).