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Biography Emma has worked as a Research Fellow in the School of Nursing, Midwifery and Paramedic Practice at RGU since 2018 and has contributed to various projects with colleagues, including work on post-birth care planning, food insecurity and long-term health conditions, women and families living on a low income and the introduction of a new Financial Inclusion pathway for pregnant women and young families. One of her current projects is with colleagues from RGU, University of Aberdeen and the University of St Andrew's on a 2-year CSO-funded project looking at the experiences and impacts of long-covid on NHS employees.

Before joining RGU, Emma worked as a social worker and then completed her PhD which investigated the experiences of young carers in different caring contexts. Latterly, Emma worked as a social work lecturer prior to moving on to focus on her research career.
Research Interests Long Covid
Unpaid Carers
Young carers
Food insecurity
Post-birth care planning