Emma studied her BSc (Hons) Chemistry with Combined Studies degree at the University of Central Lancashire and followed that with a Postgraduate Certificate in Education (Secondary Science) at Edge Hill College of Higher Education. After a career break Emma returned to higher education and studied for a BSc (Hons) Forensic Science. She is currently studying for an MSc in Forensic Genetics and Human Identification.
Emma joined the University of Wolverhampton in 2007 and as a Demonstrator in Forensic Science. Her teaching includes forensic science, chemistry and study skills.
In addition to her teaching responsibilities, Emma is highly involved with the University of Wolverhampton’s outreach program. She is central to the forensic presence at SciFest and has recently been one of the representatives of the university at Teen Tech, an event to enthuse teenagers in science and engineering.
Emma has recently been involved in examining fingerprint development using ESDA and whether it is possible to increase the possibility of fingerprint acquisition by re-humidifying the paper. Also Emma has been completing anthropological examinations of what is believed to be a family burial. DNA examinations are to be completed in the future.
Emma is currently a member or the Forensic Science Society, Associate Member of the International Association for Identification and a student member of the Royal Society of Chemistry.