Originally from London, Isabel completed her undergraduate studies in 2017 with a degree in Chemistry from Brown University in the United States. Her final year research project was on the development of T1 MRI contrast agents to improve image resolution. Prior she worked on the
growth of 2-dimensional chalcogenides via chemical vapour deposition and subsequent zero-valent metal intercalation for which she earned an undergraduate research award in 2015. During her studies she worked as a Physics and French tutor for undergraduate courses. Upon graduating from Brown, she returned to the UK. Her DPhil focuses on the chemical and field effect passivation of silicon, supervised by Peter Wilshaw and Sebastian Bonilla.