- BA (Hons) English Language and Literature, Oxford University, 2000
- MPhil History and Philosophy of Architecture, Cambridge University, 2003
- Spatial Design Studio course, Chelsea College of Art & Design, University of the Arts, 2004
Alison is a graduate researcher at the Engineering Design Centre, working with Dr Nathan Crilly. She is studying the relationship between design intent and subsequent user experience of architecture in bioscience research laboratories using cross-disciplinary methods. She has previously worked for Rafael Vinoly Architects, the Royal Academy of Art, and Oxford University Press, and run a small business providing architecture and media services.