Emily Ryen Gloinson is a research assistant at RAND Europe working in the fields of emerging technology, science and innovation, food systems, and research systems and research evaluation. She has a particular interest in the impact of emerging technologies and food system policies on society.
Her current and recent work spans research at both UK and European levels. Projects related to food and agriculture that she has worked on are evaluations of food irradiation and animal welfare policy in the EU, and an assessment of consumer behaviours and preferences to food in the UK. She has conducted studies in emerging technology looking at the future of the credit information market, emerging technologies in defence and security, wearable technologies in healthcare, and body-worn cameras in policing. She is also conducting studies for the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control on the use of digital technologies and electronic health records for infectious diseases. Relevant health projects include studies for The Healthcare Improvement Studies Institute in Cambridge on quality improvement and the accreditation of doctors, and a project on employment support in secondary mental health teams.
Previously, Gloinson worked as an intern to the Norwegian Mission to the United Nations in Rome working with food and agriculture. She has also been a fundraiser for Doctors without Borders in Oslo. Gloinson has an M.Phil. in international relations from the University of Cambridge and a B.A. (Hons) in politics and international studies from the University of Warwick.