Philippa Machin is a PhD student in the Department of Global Health & Social Medicine, funded by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC). Her research explores the role and influence of digital technologies, specifically smartphone-based pregnancy apps, in pregnancy and childbirth in the UK.
Prior to joining King's, Philippa completed a MSc in Global Health and Social Justice (with distinction) from King's, as the first stage in a 1+3 studentship funded by the ESRC. She also holds a BA in Politics from the University of Sheffield.
Thesis title: 'A mixed-methods study of the role and influence of digital technology in pregnancy and childbirth in the UK'
- Principal supervisor: Barbara Prainsack