Researcher biography

Emma completed her Bachelor of Science, majoring in Botany and Soil Science in 2014 and Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Soil Science in 2015 at The University of Adelaide. Emma’s Honours thesis investigated the bioaccumulation, uptake and toxicity of the pharmaceutical, carbamazepine, in soil – plant systems. Emma went on to submit her PhD at The University of Adelaide jointly with CSIRO Land and Water in April 2020 which investigated the fate and bioavailability of perfluorinated substances (PFASs) in soils.