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Emma  Maynard

Dr Emma Maynard EdD, CPsychol, SFHEA

Lecturer in Child & Family Health




Dr Emma Maynard is a School Governor who joined King's as a Lecturer in Child & Family Health, specialising in safeguarding children at the Methodologies Research Division of the Faculty of Nursing, Midwifery and Palliative Care as well as the Department of Child & Family Health.

She researches complex child and family experiences including health issues and social  disadvantage, through qualitative and co-production methods.

Prior to becoming an Academic, she managed Early Help social care services and now aims for her research to positively impact practice. 

Research profile


  • Child and family lived experience
  • Qualitative psychology
  • Public services
  • Safeguarding
  • Social complexity