Emma Healey is a graduate of the UEA Creative Writing MA and the author of Elizabeth is Missing, a novel narrated by a protagonist living with dementia.
The book written by Emma Healey was inspired by family members, and undertaken in order to explore the feelings and realities of those living with the condition. It won the 2014 Costa First Novel Award, a Betty Trask Award, the 2015 Premio Salerno Libro d’Europa, and is recommended to carers and trainee health workers in the UK.
For complex challenges an interdisciplinary synthesis can be more important and more relevant than technical and disciplinary expertise. Global problems require an international synthesis.