• University Of Huddersfield Queensgate Huddersfield HD13DH

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Emily completed degrees in English Literature at the University of Cambridge and English Language at the University of Sheffield, followed by a brief stint in fashion merchandising. She completed her PhD at King's College London in 2013, exploring the narrated experiences of amputation and mastectomy.

She has worked on research projects exploring areas that include experiences of illness and embodied change, hospitalisation and healthcare, later life social care, autism, and bereavement.

Research Expertise and Interests

  • Qualitative health research
  • Narrative methods
  • Experiences of health and illness
  • Disability
  • Amputation
  • Social care of older people
  • Sociology of health and illness
  • Embodiment


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