Ms Emma Jones

Research Assistant: History of Modern Biomedicine Research Group

Location Arts Research Centre, Room G1

Email: emma.jones@qmul.ac.uk

Telephone: +44 (0)20 7882 3473

I am co-editor for publications of our Witness Seminar events amongst other research and public engagement activities.
Previously, I worked as a researcher in architectural and environmental history; and have written a popular history book about London’s drinking water: Parched City (Zero Books, 2013).

Research 

For our oral history Witness Seminar publications, my research has focused on clinical genetics and environmental topics. I have also conducted video interviews with scientists for the History of Modern Biomedicine Interviews (Digital Collection) series, and co-edited the associated publications.
I maintain an active interest in London’s water/sanitation history, recently publishing a chapter on drinking water quality laboratories and ‘sustainability’ initiatives of the 1940s. 

Publications 

Book
Jones, E M. (2013) Parched City: A history of London’s public and private drinking water. (Winchester: Zero)

Chapters

  • Jones E M (2017) TOXI-CITY: Protecting world-class drinking water. In Bell S, Hofmann P, Teh T H (eds) Urban Water Trajectories. Cham, Switzerland: Springer. (Chapter can be freely downloaded see ‘Download Sample pages 2 PDF’ hyperlink)
  • Jones E M. (2016) A witness seminar on the history of the Human Gene Mapping Workshops. Gene 589: 123–6. Open access

Edited books 

Video interviews with scientists: editing/interviewing

  • Jones E M (intvr); Tansey E M, Jones E M (eds) (2017) Bakker, Bert: transcript of a video interview (27-Oct-2015). History of Modern Biomedicine Interviews (Digital Collection), item e2017075. London: Queen Mary University of London. DOI: 10.17636/01020340
  • Jones E M (intvr); Tansey E M, Yabsley A (eds) (2017) Ferguson-Smith, Malcolm: transcript of a video interview (06-Jun-2015). History of Modern Biomedicine Interviews (Digital Collection), item e2017083. London: Queen Mary University of London.DOI: 10.17636/01021179
  • Finn L (intvr); Jones E M, Tansey E M (eds) (2016) Coggins, Chris: transcript of an audio interview (23-Jun-2014). History of Modern Biomedicine Interviews (Digital Collection), item e2016106. London: Queen Mary University of London.
  • Finn L (intvr); Jones E M, Tansey E M (eds) (2016) Cooper, Jeff: transcript of an audio interview (19-Jun-2014). History of Modern Biomedicine Interviews (Digital Collection), item e2016107. London: Queen Mary University of London.DOI: 10.17636/01015938
  • Finn L (intvr); Jones E M, Tansey E M (eds) (2016) Dennis, Barry: transcript of an audio interview (30-May-2014). History of Modern Biomedicine Interviews (Digital Collection), item e2016108. London: Queen Mary University of London.DOI: 10.17636/01015974
  • Finn L (intvr); Jones E M, Tansey E M (eds) (2016) Ferguson, John: transcript of an audio interview (04-Jun-2014). History of Modern Biomedicine Interviews (Digital Collection), item e2016109. London: Queen Mary University of London. DOI: 10.17636/01015975
  • Finn L (intvr); Jones E M, Tansey E M (eds) (2016) Gronow, Jan: transcript of an audio interview (23-Oct-2015). History of Modern Biomedicine Interviews (Digital Collection), item e2016163. London: Queen Mary University of London.DOI: 10.17636/01018229
  • Tansey E M (intvr); Jones E M, Tansey E M, Zarros A (eds) (2016) Hodgson, Shirley: transcript of a video interview (04-Nov-2015). History of Modern Biomedicine Interviews (Digital Collection), item e2016010. London: Queen Mary University of London.DOI: 10.17636/0101273 
  • Finn L (intvr); Jones E M, Tansey E M (eds) (2016) Sharp, Ernie: transcript of an audio interview (30-May- and 25-Jun-2014). History of Modern Biomedicine Interviews (Digital Collection), item e2016124. London: Queen Mary University of London.DOI: 10.17636/01016142
  • Finn L (intvr); Jones E M, Tansey E M (eds) (2016) Wright, Mick: transcript of an audio interview (08-Jul-2014). History of Modern Biomedicine Interviews (Digital Collection), item e2016125. London: Queen Mary University of London.DOI: 10.17636/01016662