Emily is an expert in molecular genetics with a Double First Natural Sciences from Cambridge & a PhD in cancer research. Her work today is as a science broadcaster, educator, writer & trainer; teaching STEM at all levels, and explaining science to a wide range of audiences.
Selected as a “BBC Expert Woman”, she is the resident science expert for a number of television & radio shows, including work for ITV, Sky1, Discovery Channel, C4 & the BBC. Emily’s YouTube series, produced in collaboration with the BBC & Royal Institution, has been viewed over 300,000 times. Her work has contributed to the educational programme of the Science Museum, learned societies & several universities.
Her science shows are the hot ticket at STEM fairs (Big Bang, Teen Tech) & literary festivals (Hay, Cheltenham, Emirates, JW3). Her first book has recently been published by DK Books. Emily delivers training for early career researchers & science communicators.
Emily is an advocate for gender equality & diversity in STEM. She debated women in science alongside Breitbart News’ Milo Yiannopoulos on Sky News. She’s since spoken at a number of feminist conferences, been interviewed for national newspapers & written for the British Council.