Emily Ryen Gloinson

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Analyst
Cambridge Office

Education

M.Phil. in international relations and politics, University of Cambridge; B.A. (Hons) in politics and international studies, University of Warwick

Overview

Emily Ryen Gloinson is an analyst 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.

Languages

English; Norwegian

Commentary

  • Patient communicates with her doctor via a laptop for advice, photo by Henfaes/Getty Images

    What Influences Quality Improvement Processes in Health Care?

    Periods of rapid change offer both opportunities and challenges for health care quality improvement. Understanding the building blocks that need to be in place to support improvement processes may help those seeking to embed improvement capabilities and capacity into their organisations, both as we emerge from the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond.

    Nov 10, 2020 The RAND Blog

  • Health care professional using a tablet with graphical images, photo by Cecilie_Arcurs/Getty Images

    With Great Power Comes Great Responsibility—How to Harness Technologies in the Fight Against COVID-19

    The pandemic is an unprecedented public health crisis. But the response from science, technology, and innovation communities has been remarkable. It proves that innovation and learning, interdisciplinary methods and collaboration, information and data sharing, and adaptability are more important than ever.

    Jun 2, 2020 Centre for Science and Policy

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