Emmanuel believes that inclusive learning in higher education is important to reduce barriers to access, reducing awarding and achievement gaps and creating opportunities for all communities to succeed and thrive
Emmanuel is a microbiologist and educator. He is actively leading research on survival mechanisms in bacteria, how to control infections caused by pathogenic bacteria and fungi and how to make learning accessible to all. He is actively developing and implementing strategies to enable inclusive learning in higher education as well as graduate employability. Emmanuel is passionate about promoting science and education to global communities and has shared his work at conferences, meetings and festivals. He co-created the Aspiring Professionals Hub, a platform set up to provide educational and career mentoring for early career professionals.
Emmanuel has a PhD in applied microbiology, a Master’s by Research degree in Biomedical Science and a Bachelor’s degree in Biomedical Science. He is currently a member of the executive committee and Trustee at the Society for Applied Microbiology as well as a member of the committee for the African Initiative Group for Microbiology (registered in the US). Emmanuel is currently the Deputy Head of School of Applied Science at the University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) in the United Kingdom.