Current work and interests
Emma is study coordinator of the DEBEAT research study, responsible for the daily running of the trial including site and participant recruitment and retention, data collection, resolving queries and project managing the team’s deliverables.
Background and experience
Emma started at the Unit in 2016 as a Research Study Assistant on the GoActive study, and has since progressed to work as a study coordination assistant on the Fenland Study and into her current role as a Study Coordinator within the Study Coordination team. She has worked as Study Coordinator with the Baby Milk Study and in 2018 she joined the Prevention team’s NIHR Programme Grant on scalable behavioural weight management programmes for the prevention and treatment of type 2 diabetes as Study Coordinator for the GLoW Study
Prior to starting at the Unit, Emma completed her undergraduate degree in Sports and Exercise Science, and her Masters degree in Physical Activity, Nutrition and Health Promotion at the University of Bedfordshire. During this time, Emma also coordinated and lead the data collection for the Breakfast Balance Study, investigating the effects that breakfast consumption has on adolescent girl’s energy expenditure.