Emma is a Reader at the Centre for Interdisciplinary Methodologies (CIM), Warwick. Her work is driven by the methodological challenge of studying complex social systems across time and space specifically for the purpose of policy planning and practice. Previously, she was PI of the ESRC Seminar Series, Complexity and Method in the Social Sciences. She also led Warwick’s Nuffield/ESRC/HEFCE Q-Step bid (£1.3mil) and set up what is now the Warwick Q-Step Centre. She is recipient of an IBM Faculty Award for ‘Big Data and Real Time Analytics: Ethics and Data Linkage’, a member of the National Statistician’s Data Ethics Advisory Committee (NSDEC), and a Fellow of the Alan Turing Institute.
CECAN has been developing a new app, called PRSM, which runs in a web browser and which helps groups of people collaboratively develop networks or ‘maps’ of policy and other systems online.