Dr Emma Ashworth


Liverpool John Moores University


Dr Emma Ashworth is a Chartered Psychologist and Lecturer in Psychology at Liverpool John Moores University. Emma's research focuses on child and adolescent mental health, with a particular emphasis on risk and resilience, examining the factors that predict and prevent the development of difficulties. Emma is involved in several research projects exploring the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on children and young people; she is Principal Investigator on the ALICE study, examining risk and protective factors for early adolescents’ mental health difficulties during lockdown, and the Ask Listen Act study, an NIHR-funded project aiming to co-design policy priorities to support the education, health, and social care of children with special educational needs and disabilities during the pandemic. She is also Co-Investigator on the TELL study led by Dr Demkowicz.

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