Emma Sherriff

Emma Sherriff

Public Engagement Officer

Development and Partnership - Research Impact and Partnerships (Research & Innovation)



Emma leads on the delivery of Public Engagement work on behalf of Research and Innovation within the Public Engagement team. She has over five years of experience working in Higher Education, supporting research engagement and collaborating with academics, doctoral researchers, the public and community professionals. Emma brings expertise in the Humanities and Social Sciences and in particular the Digital Humanities, delivering training, events and activities as part of Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) funded projects. She has experience of leading innovative and digital projects with community partners in roles for Plymouth City Council. Emma's key focus is on demonstrating impact in the delivery of Public Engagement in Plymouth, such as the FUTURES festival of discovery and the Community Research Awards. 


MCLIP - Chartered Library and Information Professionals 

BSc (Hons) Sociology 4-year with research placement (2002-2006) - University of Bath, Somerset 

Professional membership

Public Engagement Professional network member - National Coordinating Centre for Public Engagement (NCCPE)
Chartered Member (2015-Present) - Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals (CILIP)