Dr Emma Lawrance



Dr Emma Lawrance is the Mental Health Innovations Fellow at the Institute of Global Health Innovation (IGHI), Imperial College London. She leads the Climate Cares program, working with researchers, designers and policy experts to better understand and respond to the interconnections between climate change and mental health, for the communities of a safer climate future. Other work focusses on digital mental health and youth mental health, in collaboration with Shout crisis text line. She completed her MSc and DPhil in computational and clinical neuroscience at the University of Oxford. She also holds a BSc(Hons) in physics and chemistry from Flinders University, and a science communication Graduate Diploma from the Australian National University. She is the Chair of Trustees and co-Founder of youth mental health charity It Gets Brighter. She loves spending time in the natural world, particularly her homeland of the Adelaide hills, and on a bike.

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