Dr Scott-Dearing specialises in planning, curating and delivering galleries and exhibitions for the cultural sector and in public engagement for the science, technology, engineering and mathematics sector.
During 16 years at the Science Museum in London, Emily led teams to deliver an array of permanent galleries, temporary exhibitions, events programmes, festivals and digital content. She was Lead Curator for the museum’s five new Medicine Galleries (opening 2019). As Head of Exhibitions and Programmes she launched the museum’s return to major ticketed exhibitions and established their Touring Exhibitions unit.
Prior to her work in the cultural sector, Emily was a biomedical research scientist.