Dr Karen Stroobants

Policy Adviser at Royal Society of Chemistry


Dr Karen Stroobants is a policy adviser at the Royal Society of Chemistry, where she works on policy for improving research environments and environmental policy. Karen previously worked on the research culture programme of the Royal Society, with the aim to improve research practises.

Before moving into the policy space, Karen worked as a chemist at the Centre for Misfolding Diseases, University of Cambridge, where she studied membrane protein aggregates and their potential role in neurodegenerative diseases. Before moving to the UK, Karen completed her PhD at KU Leuven, Belgium.

  • 11 February 2020, 5:30pm

    CSaP Annual Lecture: Professor Dame Sally Davies

    The 2020 CSaP Annual Lecture will be delivered by Professor Dame Sally Davies, Master of Trinity College, Cambridge and former Chief Medical Officer for England and Chief Medical Advisor to the UK Government.

  • 6 February 2020, 5:30pm

    2020 Christ’s College Climate Seminars

    The Centre for Science and Policy is working with Professor Charles Kennel, Director Emeritus at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography, University of California San Diego, to deliver the 2020 series of climate change seminars hosted by Christ’s College.