Department:Department of Humanities and Social Sciences
Areas of Expertise: Public service
Emma's research interests lie in learning and teaching issues and gender, and she has worked on a wide range of projects looking at topics such as barriers to learning, violence and mental health. Her current research is about the role of HE in the professionalism of police.
Emma has developed close links with the police service and organises work placements for students in a wide range of organisations, including the police and fire services and local government.
Emma is a Learning and Teaching Research Fellow and her publications and conference presentations include work on the internationalisation of the curriculum, dissonance in postgraduate students and overcoming barriers to learning.
Brett, E., 2014. Tracking Routes into Public Service. Networks (published by Anglia Ruskin University), 17 January 2014.
Creighton, E., Freckelton, L., Wisker, G. and Wicks, K., 2003. Internationalisation of the Curriculum and Employability. World Views, UKCOSA, 2003, 11.
Wisker, G., Robinson, G., Trafford, V., Creighton, E. and Warnes, M., 2003. Recognising and Overcoming Dissonance in Postgraduate Student Research. Studies in Higher Education, 28(1).
Wisker, G., Robinson, G., Trafford, V., Creighton, E. and Warnes, M., 2003. From supervisory dialogues to successful PhDs: strategies supporting and enabling the learning conversations of staff and students at postgraduate level. Teaching in Higher Education, 8(3), pp.383-397.