Emily Maemura is a third year doctoral student researching systems design for digital curation to meet the needs of researchers in social sciences and humanities disciplines studying the internet. She is interested in approaches and methods for using web archives, social media data and other internet research collections, and in capturing diverse perspectives of the internet as an object of study.
Emily has also worked as a Research Assistant with the Digital Curation Institute, on the BenchmarkDP project exploring Capability Maturity Models for organizational assessment. With a background in architecture and construction management, she is interested in how the design of systems and infrastructure impact user experience.
Emily is the recipient of a SSHRC Joseph-Armand Bombardier Canada Graduate Scholarship (2015-18) and has formerly received an Ontario Graduate Scholarship (2014-15).