Emma Davies

UK Parkinson’s Clinical Studies Group Coordinator
NIHR Sheffield BRC Research Project Manager

Emma completed her BSc in Psychology and MSc in Clinical Neurology at The University of Sheffield. Throughout Emma's masters degree based at the Sheffield Institute for Translational Neurosciences, she gained extensive knowledge of neuroanatomy and neurophysiology to better understand the clinical features of people with neurological conditions and the translation of research advances into the clinical setting. Here, Emma completed a clinical research study forming part of her dissertation where she received a first class grade. Since this, Emma has had experience in a variety of clinical and research settings.

Emma is based within the NIHR Sheffield Biomedical Research Centre (BRC) and has two elements to her role. As the BRC Research Project Manager, she provides strategic leadership to the 4 themes within the BRC. Emma provides expertise, guidance and support to investigators and research staff relating to clinical research governance in order to deliver a successful, diverse portfolio of studies. As the UK PD-CSG Coordinator, Emma provides leadership to plan and implement strategies, facilitate activities and proactively drive the groups' initiatives forward to ensure the impactful benefits stimulated by the group reach those affected by Parkinson's.