Emer completed her BSc(Hons) in 2016 with first class honours at the University of Canterbury in Christchurch, New Zealand. Where she looked at zinc metal organic frameworks for gas sorption working with Prof. Paul Kruger. Emer moved to Australia and started her Ph. D in 2018 under Dr Nicholas White. Her research focuses on using non-covalent interactions with anions to synthesise discrete supramolecular architectures.