Dr Sonia Ilie

Senior Research Fellow at Faculty of Education, University of Cambridge


Sonia is a Senior Research Fellow at the Faculty of Education, working on projects related to inequalities in access to, learning during, and outcomes of, education. Her research uses quantitative methods applied to large scale survey data and includes randomised controlled trials of programmes aiming to narrow the socio-economic gap in school attainment and higher education access. She is the lead evaluator of the Network for East Anglian Collaborative Outreach, and researcher and project manager for the Cambridge strand of the LEGACY project. She has published on access to higher education in both England and low- and lower-middle income countries, and has extensive experience as a data analyst on a range of research projects.