Centre for Biomedicine, Self and Society

Giulia De Togni

Wellcome Trust Postdoctoral Research Fellow | Chancellor’s Fellow | Turing Fellow


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Giulia joined CBSS in 2019, immediately after completing her PhD at UCL. She is an interdisciplinary social scientist specialising in Science and Technology Studies, holding degrees in Social Anthropology (PhD, MSc), Japanese Studies (MSt, MPhil), and Legal Studies (BA). Her work focuses on responsible AI and robotics innovation in healthcare, aiming to enable different stakeholders to participate in the co-production of healthcare technologies to inform and shape innovation together. Giulia is a Wellcome Trust Research Fellow, Chancellor’s Fellow at the University of Edinburgh (CMVM), and Turing Fellow at The Alan Turing Institute.  

Giulia is also a visiting researcher at the Edinburgh Centre for Robotics and Bayes; a postdoctoral affiliate of the Edinburgh Futures Institute; and a member of the Institute for the Study of Science, Technology, and Innovation. She closely collaborates with teams of roboticists at the Edinburgh School of Engineering, Heriot-Watt University, National Robotarium and Bristol Robotics Laboratory. Internationally, Giulia is a Postdoctoral Affiliate of the Italian Institute of Technology (IIT) and collaborates with researchers in Japan, South Korea, Italy, France, Norway, Germany, and Brazil.



  • BMedSci, Bioethics, Law and Social Science: Foundations of Knowledge, Lecturer

  • BMedSci, Biomedicine, Ethics and Society: Contemporary Issues, Lecturer

  • BMedSci, Bioethics, Law and Society, Project Supervisor