Senior Research Assistant
Emma Riseley is a Senior Research Assistant at the Centre for Social Impact Swinburne.
Since joining CSI Swinburne at the start of 2018, Emma has supported the maintenance of Map for Impact - an identification and mapping project of Victoria's social enterprises - and assisted on research that reviews whether and how employment-focused social enterprises redress disadvantage.
She is also currently part of the CSI Swinburne Social Startup Studio team, which seeks to support early-stage social enterprises via an action research agenda.
More generally, Emma supports the CSI Swinburne research team with ethics applications, mixed methods data analysis, and general project management.
She is passionate about research that aims to enhance well-being and social inclusion, and research translation that encourages accessible and open knowledge-sharing.
Emma also has a growing interest in social enterprise and public policy research, and exploring how structures and systems create and contribute to disadvantage.
She holds a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Melbourne and Honours in Psychological Sciences at the Australian Catholic University.Back to Our People