Emma Carduff is Head of Research and Innovation at Marie Curie. She trained as a nurse at the University of Glasgow and completed a PhD in research methods for palliative care research from the University of Edinburgh.

Emma is passionate about collaborative and applied research which impacts policy making and practice and works closely with colleagues within Marie Curie and beyond to drive change nationally and internationally. Emma is particularly interested in research to improve the experience of unpaid carers of people at the end of life and is on the steering group of the International Palliative Care Family Carer Research Collaboration (IPCFRC) for Scotland.

Emma is also dedicated to ensuring equity in end of life experience for those living in marginalised groups, including people experiencing financial hardship and those in prison. Emma is a member of the EAPC Taskforce on Palliative Care for People in Prison.


Mon 6th Feb - 11:00 am

Conference Opening and Better Out of Hours Palliative and End of Life Care

Wed 8th Feb - 1:30 pm

A Spotlight On: Getting involved with palliative care research (workshop for practitioners)