Welsh Crucible 2019
Emily obtained her BSc (Hons) in Forensic Science at Glamorgan University, and went on to complete an MSc in Nanomedicine at Swansea University, later gaining a PhD in Bionanotechnology at Cardiff University investigating the effects of nanoparticles on the longevity of implanted biomedical devices.
She has been involved in projects relating to biomedical applications: artificial lung development at Haemair Ltd, photoreactive polymer laser therapy to reduce bacterial infection, as well as clinical trials of a minimally invasive continuous blood glucose device.
Currently, Emily is adapting her interdisciplinary skill set to reduce industrial Carbon emissions by using natural resources, algae, and waste flue gases from TATA steel.
Emily is curious about learning and developing her ‘jack of all trades’ ability to push boundaries in the projects she works on; her main passion is to help develop technologies that will help individuals with type 1 diabetes lead a normal life.