Emma works part time as an Advisor for the Bedfordshire RDS providing advice on all aspects of research design but particularly with respect to qualitative methods, diversity and chronic disease.
In the rest of her working life she is a Senior Research Fellow at the University of Bedfordshire and has led research projects in the areas of community interventions for chronic disease prevention, quality of care through care pathways and end of life care for minority ethnic groups. Previously she has also been a Researcher Consultant on a variety of policy related projects in the health sector for an independent research consultancy.
Emma has a broad interest in realist and action research methodologies within public health and has a range of experience of mixed method research to draw on. She has particular topic interests in Diabetes, Older People, End of Life Care, Workplace Health and Health Promotion.