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Personal Statement

Key research interests

Human Computer Interaction and Information Behaviour.

Current projects

Emma is currently a Research Associate on the EPRC funded project "Cumulative Revelations in Personal Data"


Emma is a member of the Strathclyde iSchool Research Group (SISRG) at CIS. https://www.strath.ac.uk/research/subjects/computerinformationscience/strathclydeischoolresearchgroup/


Emma's research interests include Information Behaviour, Human Computer Interaction and Co-design. Her research experience encompasses empirical work with populations such as primary school children, young people, older adults, young mothers and educators.

Emma is author or co-author of 40+ refereed publications and has presented her findings to a variety of audiences, including at international conferences and workshops, NHS and Scottish Government events and to the general public at events such as Engage with Strathclyde. She has co-organised workshops at the MobileHCI and Interaction Design for children conferences.

Emma has a keen interest in mental health and wellbeing. She is a highly experienced mentor having supported many students over a decade or more via the University of Strathclyde’s Disability and Wellbeing Service. She was a facilitator of the university's Everyday Meditation drop-in sessions since their establishment in 2015.



  • Human Computer Interaction
  • Information behaviour
  • Children and Technology
  • Older Adults
  • Mobile Communications
  • cyber-security
  • Simulation
  • Information seeking behaviour
  • computer science
  • Participatory Methods
  • text-entry
  • User-centred design
  • user experience
  • Mental health
  • Young People
  • Digital health


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