Dr Emma Kemp

Post Doctoral Fellow (Psycho-Oncology and Cancer Surviorship)

Flinders Centre for Innovation in Cancer

+61 8 74219954
place Flinders Centre for Innovation in Cancer
GPO Box 2100, Adelaide 5001, South Australia

I have been working in psycho-oncology and cancer survivorship research at Flinders Centre for Innovation in Cancer since 2013, first as Study Coordinator for the Finding My Way clinical trial, which examined adherence to and efficacy of an online intervention for cancer-related distress, and then as Study Coordinator for the Finding My Way - Advanced studies which focused on how a similar online intervention could be developed for individuals with Advanced Breast Cancer. In my continued role as Research Associate in Psycho-oncology and Survivorship I have been fortunate to be involved in additional studies examining various aspects of cancer survivorship, including supportive care needs of breast cancer survivors and caregivers, remaining at/returning to work for cancer survivors, and the role of eHealth applications in cancer care. In my role as Postdoctoral Fellow I work as part of a team developing and testing the feasibility and usability of the Finding My Way - Advanced online intervention for women living with advanced breast cancer.


PhD (Psychology), The University of Adelaide, 2014

Health Science Honours (Psychology), The University of Adelaide, 2006

Bachelor of Arts (Psychology, English), The University of Adelaide, 2004

Diploma in Languages (Indonesian), The University of Adelaide, 2004

Honours, awards and grants

Beat Cancer Travel Grant recipient, 2017

University of Adelaide Doctoral Research Medal, 2014

University of Adelaide Dean’s Commendation, 2014

Australian Postgraduate Award, 2008-2013

University of Adelaide APS Prize, 2006

Key responsibilities

My responsibilties include contributing to study design, preparing ethics and governance applications, coordinaton of investigator meetings, recruitment of participants, collection and analysis of data, and preparation and submission of manuscripts for publication. As part of the research team I work with I have also had the opportunity to contribute to the supervision of students completing Honours and Advanced Studies.

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