The University of Bristol awarded Emma with an honorary Doctor of Letters at a degree ceremony that took place on 26 July in the Wills Memorial Building.
Emma’s work focuses on environments undergoing dynamic change and has been exhibited internationally as well as in private and public collections in venues including London’s Victoria and Albert Museum. Her recent projects include working with the Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, the Scott Polar Research Institute and an expedition to Svalbard in the Arctic Circle.
She has also collaborated with the University of Bristol’s world-renowned volcanologists on a project exploring Creative Destruction. Emma is currently a Senior Lecturer in Fine Art at the University of Brighton and was elected Royal Academician in 2013.