Prof. Vicki Stone BSc PhD ILTM FIBiol CBiol


Deputy Head of School/Director of Nanosafety/Prof of Toxicology

School of Life Sciences

Phone: +44 (0)131 451 3460
  • Room F17
    John Muir Building
  • School of Life Sciences
  • Heriot-Watt University
  • Edinburgh
  • EH14 4AS
  • United Kingdom
Vicki Stone

Research profile

Roles and responsibilities

I am Professor of Toxicology and Director of Nano-Safety Research Group in the School of Life Sciences.

My responsibilities include:

  • Member of SnIRC (Safety of nanomaterials Interdisciplinary Research Collaboration) that includes Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh Napier University, the Institute of Occupational Medicine (IOM), the University of Edinburgh and Central Sciences Laboratory.
  • Director of Toxicology for SAFENANO, a facility to support the risk, exposure and hazard needs of nanotechnology industries.
  • Editor-in-chief of the journal Nanotoxicology (impact factor 5.77).
  • PhD supervision and conducting numerous PhD vivas at universities throughout Europe.
Further information

I am a member of the British Toxicology Society.

I am a grant reviewer for MRC, EPSRC, The Colt Foundation, the Swiss National Research Programme, The Austrian Research Council and others.