Emma Nielsen

Associate
Emma Nielsen

Emma was a Researcher at Social Life until July 2017. She worked on a range of projects, including resident engagement on Woodberry Down and Grahame Park Estate. She also worked on benchmarking of the area around the Somerleyton Road development in Brixton and co-developed our Atlas of Social Maps. Her interests include social sustainability, psychogeography, public spaces and inclusion.

Emma has a background in Sociology and Fine Art and completed her MA in Gender, Media and Culture from Goldsmiths University of London. Her dissertation project looked at how change impacts on communities and the links between gender and gentrification. She has been involved in community work in Denmark and the UK and is currently working with the Wayside Community Centre in Hackney.

Emma currently lives in Denmark and works with Social Life as an Associate.