Emma is a postdoctoral research associate and is based in the University Secretary’s Office at the University of Sheffield. Her primary role is to lead the evaluation strategy of the RARA project and to assist the project manager. Emma recently submitted her PhD funded by the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP), which explored the effectiveness of student counselling services in higher education and implemented a feasibility trial in a student counselling service. Prior to her PhD, Emma worked as a clinical trial coordinator and project manager at the University of Birmingham. Her research interests include student mental health and well-being, service evaluation, and implementing research to inform policy. Emma holds a Master of Research (Mres) in Cognitive Neuroscience and a BSc (hon) in Psychology, both from the University of Birmingham.