• 157 Citations
  • 6 h-Index
20122020

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7 Last checked 2 July 2020

Biography

Emma joined the University of Huddersfield in September 2016 as a research fellow based in the Centre for Applied Research in Health.

Emma started her academic career in the field of Sport and Exercise Physiology, completing her PhD at the University of Leeds in 2013. Following this she worked as a Post-doctoral Research Fellow in the Leeds Institute of Rheumatic and Musculoskeletal Medicine (2014 – 2016) where her responsibilities included the management, conduct, coordination and analysis of three clinical studies in patients with inflammatory diseases (e.g. polymyalgia rheumatica).

Emma's current role at the University of Huddersfield will focus on generating research outputs and impact in the area of patient education and communication.

Research Grant Income

  • Research Innovation Funding, University of Huddersfield: Development of an educational resource on informed consent. Nov 2017: £5000.

  • West Yorkshire Research and Development, NHS Bradford Districts Clinical Commissioning Group: Improving capacity to support self-management in primary care- a scoping and feasibility project. March 2017: £23,245. Co-I.

  • Collaborative Venture Funds, University of Huddersfield: Optimising sleep quality through environmental noise reduction for patients in ward settings. May 2017: £2500Co-I.
  • University of Huddersfield: Service Improvement for Night Time Noise Reduction on a Medical Admissions Unit. Nov 2016: £17,000 (minus £5k from CLAHRC YH and £5k from CHFT) Co-I.

Research Expertise and Interests

  • Patient education and communication 
  • Health literacy
  • Quality of written communications between doctors and patients 
  • Self-management support of long-term conditions

Research Degree Supervision

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Education/Academic qualification

PhD, University of Leeds

1 Oct 20104 Oct 2013

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Research Output

  • 157 Citations
  • 6 h-Index
  • 12 Article
  • 2 Meeting Abstract
  • 1 Review article

Environmental noise levels in hospital settings: A rapid review of measurement techniques and implementation in hospital settings

Wallis, R., Harris, E., Lee, H., Davies, W. & Astin, F., 16 Jan 2020, (Accepted/In press) In : Noise and Health.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • Night-time Noise Levels and Patients’ Sleep Experiences in a Medical Assessment Unit in Northern England

    Astin, F., Stephenson, J., Wakefield, J., Evans, B., Rob, P., Garside, J. & Harris, E., 18 Jun 2020, In : Open Nursing Journal. 14, 3, p. 80-91 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
  • Patients’ Experiences of Cardiovascular Health Education and Risk Communication: A Qualitative Synthesis

    Mentrup, S., Harris, E., Gomersall, T., Köpke, S. & Astin, F., 1 Jan 2020, In : Qualitative Health Research. 30, 1, p. 88-104 17 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
    File
  • Association between glucocorticoid therapy and incidence of diabetes mellitus in polymyalgia rheumatica and giant cell arteritis: A systematic review and meta-analysis

    Lai, L., Harris, E., West, R. M. & Mackie, S. L., 2018, In : RMD Open. 4, 1, 10 p., e000521.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
    File
  • 4 Citations (Scopus)

    Preliminary concurrent validity of the Fitbit-Zip and ActiGraph activity monitors for measuring steps in people with polymyalgia rheumatica

    Chandrasekar, A., Hensor, E. M. A., Mackie, S. L., Backhouse, M. R. & Harris, E., 1 Mar 2018, In : Gait and Posture. 61, p. 339-345 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
    File
  • 3 Citations (Scopus)

    Activities

    • 9 Publication Peer-review
    • 2 Invited talk
    • 1 Oral presentation

    BMJ Health and Care Informatics (Journal)

    Emma Harris (Reviewer)
    1 Jul 2020

    Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesPublication Peer-review

    Co-creation of a patient decision aid for coronary heart disease treatment options

    Emma Harris (Speaker), Angel Jimenez-Aranda (Contributor to Paper or Presentation), Philippa Hedley-Takhar (Contributor to Paper or Presentation), Dwayne Conway (Contributor to Paper or Presentation), Jeremy Butts (Contributor to Paper or Presentation), Richard Thomson (Contributor to Paper or Presentation), Luke Watson (Contributor to Paper or Presentation), Felicity Astin (Contributor to Paper or Presentation)
    1 Jul 2020

    Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation

    Medicina (Journal)

    Emma Harris (Reviewer)
    19 Jun 2020

    Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesPublication Peer-review

    BMJ Health and Care Informatics (Journal)

    Emma Harris (Reviewer)
    1 Apr 2020

    Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesPublication Peer-review

    PM and R (Journal)

    Emma Harris (Reviewer)
    17 Jan 2020

    Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesPublication Peer-review

    Press / Media