Emma Roberts

Dr Emma Roberts

Associate Head of School (Learning & Teaching)

Phone: +44 (0)113 2837 165
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Education/Academic qualification

  • PGCE, Loughborough University

  • PGCE, Manchester Metropolitan University

    Retail Management

  • Doctor of Philosophy, University of Leeds

    'The customisation of working patterns: The impact and limitation of agency in the Work-Care Projects of employees’

  • Master of Science, University of Leicester


  • Bachelor of Arts, University of Liverpool

    Physical Education & Geography

Professional Qualifications

  • Fellow of the Higher Education Academy,


Emma Roberts is Associate Principal Lecturer in Organsations and HRM. As learning and teaching champion for the department team she is focused on enhancing the learning and teaching quality across the programmes as well as continuing to embed professional development and employability skills across module content and assessment. 

Current research interests

Flexible working, Work-life balance, Job-crafting, Critical Realism, Active learning in HE


Professional & Scholarship Activities

Fellow of the Higher Education Academy



Research interests

Contribution of research and scholarship to learning

Development of new courses and pedagogic techniques relating to flipped classrooms, screencasting and work-related assessment. Disseminated at Leeds Trinity development days.

'Teaching Large Groups Effectively' presented at Learnng and Development Day, July 2013.

Delivered session for Y&H Learning network for Organisational Development- March 2014.

Developed ‘Leadership’ module with post-experience students in Faculty of education, delivered as UG module for 2011 and PG module  in 2014.

‘Work-Life balance’ theme delivered as Contemporary issues to L6 and MA students.

Teaching and Administration

Programme Leader: BA(hons) Business and Management


Module Co-ordinator: Undergraduate-

Management and Organisational Behaviour

Human Resource Management


Professional Development & Placement Module

Introduction to Research

Managing Change


Module Co-ordinator: MA Business Management

Leadership and Professional Development

Human Resource Management


Plus Dissertation supervision at all levels.


Major Administrative / Academic Roles and Responsibilities


Member of Quality and Student Enhancement Committee (2012- current)

Member of Enterprise and External Engagement Group (2007-2013)

Member of Learning & Teaching Committee (2008 – 2011)

Member of Research & Enterprise Committee (2008- 2011)



Teaching Excellence Champion

Level 4 co-ordinator

Schools and Colleges Liaison

Willingness to take PhD students