Stefano Magariello

Postdoctoral Research Fellow

Faculty of Science and Engineering
Life Sciences
Areas of Expertise:
Animal and environmental biology , Ecology

Stefano is a postdoctoral research fellow at the Applied Ecology Research Group and is currently working on the ‘Global Approaches to Smoking-Related Litter’ project funded by Keep Britian Tidy. His role is to provide a social science perspective when investigating viable solutions to smoking-related litter, leading on the design of a Delphi-inspired methodological approach to collect recommendations from a wide variety of experts. 

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Stefano is a social scientist with a sociological background and a strong interest in socio-ecological transitions. He first joined Anglia Ruskin University in 2018 as a PhD researcher at the Global Sustainability Institute, working on completing a thesis about exploring sociotechnical imaginaries of municipal energy transition and related policy work practices.

Before his PhD, Stefano worked as a research assistant at the University of Torino, (Italy) where he worked on various socio-environmental research projects mostly related to energy consumption and littering.

Spoken Languages

  • Italian
  • French
  • Spanish
  • English

Research interests

  • Sociological transitions
  • Energy transitions and transformations
  • Sociotechnical imaginaries
  • Policy practices and organisation
  • Littering practices and prevention 


  • PhD, Global Sustainability, Anglia Ruskin University (expected date: November 2023)
  • BA Cross-Cultural Communication, University of Turin (Italy)
  • MSc Sociology, University of Turin (Italy)