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Acting Research Officer -Playce, Research Assistant & PhD student


Emma has been at the Telethon Kids Institute since 2017 and is currently a Research Assistant in the Child Physical Activity, Health and Development team. This team works to uncover the best environments, policies, and programs to facilitate physically active lifestyles for lifelong health and wellbeing.

Emma works on the PLAYCE Policy Project (Play Active), which is a pragmatic randomised controlled trial to implement and evaluate a Physical Activity policy specific for early childhood education and care settings.

Emma has also worked with the Life Course Centre and Alcohol and Pregnancy teams at the Telethon Kids Institute. Prior to this, Emma worked as a Research and Evaluation Officer at Diabetes WA and a Research Assistant at Curtin University.