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Emily White

Nursing Skills Technician

Emily White


Emily is the Nursing Skills Technician within the School of Nursing and Allied Health, supporting and contributing to the overall functioning of the practical skills development. Emily supports the use of the Simulation Rooms, enabling students to practice skills in simulated environments such as the six-bed ward. Her role further includes providing support to staff and students participating in simulated scenarios, as well as the delivery and set up of specialist equipment.

Alongside her Nursing Skills Technician role, Emily has also been working as a Research Assistant, supporting the data collection phase of the Step by Step (SBS) Project here at the university. The SBS project aims to empower men to move from poor health and or isolation, to healthy social participation or active engagement in the labour market.

Emily has been a member of the University since 2016, when she joined as a student. Since commencing her studies here, Emily has fostered a strong interest in the areas of health, wellbeing and physical activity. Emily is proud to work in the new School of Nursing and Allied Health where she works alongside both staff and students in a subject area she is passionate about


  • Master of Science, Physical Activity and Public Health | University of Chichester | 2020 – 2021
  • Bachelor of Science (Honours), Sport and Exercise Science (Physical Activity for Health) | University of Chichester | 2016 – 2019
  • REPs Level 3 Exercise Referral Award | 2018


Emily has a keen interest in exploring health, wellbeing and physical activity. Her Masters dissertation explored the impact of dog ownership on wellbeing, loneliness and physical activity levels in the elderly during national COVID-19 lockdowns. Her undergraduate Bachelors dissertation studied dog ownership as a motive for physical activity, an exploration of the Theory of Planned Behaviour.


In conjunction with her Nursing Skills Technician role, Emily is due to commence her PhD research studentship in February 2022, at the University of Chichester. Emily hopes to pursue an interdisciplinary (physiology and psychology) clinical exercise science project.

Research Output


White, E. (2020) Dog ownership as a motive for physical activity: An exploration of the Theory of Planned. Undergraduate theses, University of Chichester.

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Carole Perry
Carole Perry
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Charlotte Craig
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Clarie Hilton
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