Emma is a visiting research fellow in environmental psychology at The University of Surrey who specialises in the benefits of natural environments to our wellbeing, particularly gardens. Emma also has a particular interest in what people perceive to be natural in the world around them - this was the subject of her doctoral thesis.
Emma is a consultant environmental psychologist and has worked on a number of projects examining the wellbeing benfits of gardens, the importance of trees, and the current literature on greenspace. At the University of Surrey, she worked on a project examining how people engaged with nature during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Emma is also a qualified garden designer, garden writer and member of the Garden Media Guild.
Visiting Research Fellow in Environnental Psychology, University of Surrey
Consultant in Environmental Psychology, Emma White
Research Fellow in Environmental Psychology, University of Surrey
Research Officer, University of Surrey
University of Surrey, PhD Environmental Psychology
KLC School of Design, Dip (Hons) in Garden Design
University of Surrey, MSc Environmental Psychology
University of Edinburgh, BSc (Hons) Biological Sciences (Psychology)
Patients' Health & Well-Being in Inpatient Mental Health-Care Facilities: A Systematic Review, Frontiers in Psychiatry
#Springwatch #WildMorningswithChris: Engaging With Nature via Social Media and Wellbeing During the COVID-19 Lockdown, Frontiers in Psychology
Hoody, goody or buddy? How travel mode affects social perceptions in urban neighbourhoods, Transportation Research Part F: Traffic Psychology and Behaviour
Greenery on Residential Buildings: Does it affect preferences and perceptions of beauty?, Journal of Environmental Psychology
Values and sustainable lifestyles, Architectural Science Review