Emma Law

Emma Law

Research Governance Unit Senior Manager and PhD Student

School of Sport and Health Sciences

Foster Building, FB033

+44 (0) 1772 89 2993


Subject Areas: Allied Health, Philosophy

Emma Law has a background in Research Governance and Quality Assurance with expertise in research ethics and regulatory compliance for clinical trials. Emma is the Research Governance Unit Senior Manager at UCLan and held previous roles at the University of Liverpool.

Emma’s research interests are Research Ethics and Integrity. She is currently a PhD student of Professor Doris Schroeder and Dr Chatfield.

Full Profile

Having previously worked in Quality Assurance in other industries Emma began working in Research Governance at the University of Liverpool in 2012 as a Quality Assurance Manager for clinical trials based in the Research Support Office. Emma then took on a broader role in the Research Support Office and became responsible for Research Integrity and Research Ethics and subsequently went to work in the Cancer Research UK funded Liverpool Cancer Trials Unit. Emma was the Senior Quality Assurance Manager in the Liverpool Clinical Trials Unit with a leading role in regulatory compliance. During her time working at the University of Liverpool Emma developed an interest in the ethical implications of clinical research as well as research integrity; choosing research misconduct as the subject for her MSc Thesis.

Emma joined UCLan in May 2019 as the Research Governance Unit Senior Manager, and is responsible for leading on Clinical Research Governance, Research Ethics and Integrity, Human Tissue Governance and Governance of Animal Research. Emma is currently studying for a PhD in Research Ethics with Professor Doris Schroeder and Dr Chatfield.

  • MSc in Quality Management in Scientific Research and Development, Cranfield University, 2016
  • Member of the Research Quality Association
  • Member and Chartered Quality Professional, The Chartered Quality Institute