Dr Emma Knight

Emma Knight
Senior Statistician - Friday only
School of Public Health
Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences

Emma is a Senior Statistician at the Data, Design and Statistics Service of Adelaide Health Technology Assessment, School of Public Health. She leads the Robinson Research Institute Biostatistics Facility, collaborating with researchers and applying statistical methodologies to underpin high quality research.

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Dr Emma Knight

Emma is a Senior Statistician at the Data, Design and Statistics Service of Adelaide Health Technology Assessment, School of Public Health. She leads the Robinson Research Institute Biostatistics Facility, collaborating with researchers and applying statistical methodologies to underpin high quality research.


Date Position Institution name
2016 Senior Statistician University of Adelaide, Adelaide


Date Institution name Country Title
2008 University of Adelaide, Adelaide Australia PhD
1998 University of Adelaide, Adelaide Australia BSc First Class Honours Statistics
1997 University of Adelaide, Adelaide Australia BSc Mathematics and Computer Science


Date Title Institution name Country
Accredited Statistician Statistical Society of Australia


Year Citation
2018 Raper, D., Witchalls, J., Philips, E., Knight, E., Drew, M. & Waddington, G. (2018). Use of a tibial accelerometer to measure ground reaction force in running: A reliability and validity comparison with force plates. Journal of science and medicine in sport, 21, 1, 84-88.
2017 Bryant, R. V., Costello, S. P., Schoeman, S., Sathananthan, D., Knight, E., Lau, S. -. Y. ... Andrews, J. M. (2017). Limited uptake of ulcerative colitis 'treat to target' recommendations in real-world practice.. Journal of gastroenterology and hepatology, -.
2016 Drew, M. K., Trease, L., Caneiro, J., Hooper, I., Ooi, C. -. C., Counsel, P. ... Lovell, G. (2016). Normative MRI, ultrasound and muscle functional MRI findings in the forearms of asymptomatic elite rowers.. Journal of science and medicine in sport, 19, 2, 103-108.
2016 Forsyth, P., Pumpa, K., Knight, E. & Miller, J. (2016). Physiological and perceptual effects of precooling in wheelchair basketball athletes.. The journal of spinal cord medicine, 39, 6, 671-678.
2016 Lobigs, L. M., Knight, E. J., Schumacher, Y. O. & Gore, C. J. (2016). Within-subject haemoglobin variation in elite athletes: a longitudinal investigation of 13 887 haemoglobin concentration readings.. Drug testing and analysis, 8, 2, 228-234.
2015 Welsh, A. H. & Knight, E. J. (2015). Response.. Medicine and science in sports and exercise, 47, 4, 886-.
2015 Bonaventura, J. M., Sharpe, K., Knight, E., Fuller, K. L., Tanner, R. K. & Gore, C. J. (2015). Reliability and accuracy of six hand-held blood lactate analysers.. Journal of sports science & medicine, 14, 1, 203-214.
2015 Welsh, A. & Knight, E. (2015). "Magnitude-based inference": a statistical review. Medicine and science in sports and exercise, 47, 4, 874-884.
2015 Haakonssen, E., Ross, M., Knight, E., Cato, L., Nana, A., Wluka, A. ... Burke, L. (2015). The effects of a calcium-rich pre-exercise meal on biomarkers of calcium homeostasis in competitive female cyclists: a randomised crossover trial.. N. Hayashi (Ed.). PloS one, 10, 5, 1-16.
2014 Ikin, K., Barton, P., Knight, E., Lindenmayer, D., Fischer, J. & Manning, A. (2014). Bird community responses to the edge between suburbs and reserves. Oecologia, 174, 2, 545-557.
2014 Haakonssen, E. C., Ross, M. L., Cato, L. E., Nana, A., Knight, E. J., Jenkins, D. G. ... Burke, L. M. (2014). Dairy-based preexercise meal does not affect gut comfort or time-trial performance in female cyclists.. International journal of sport nutrition and exercise metabolism, 24, 5, 553-558.
2013 Ikin, K., Knight, E., Lindenmayer, D. B., Fischer, J. & Manning, A. D. (2013). The influence of native versus exotic streetscape vegetation on the spatial distribution of birds in suburbs and reserves. Diversity and Distributions, 19, 3, 294-306.
2012 Gibbons, P., van Bommel, L., Gill, A., Cary, G., Driscoll, D., Bradstock, R. ... Lindenmayer, D. (2012). Land management practices associated with house loss in wildfires. R. Clarke (Ed.). PLoS ONE, 7, 1, 1-7.
2012 Stagoll, K., Lindenmayer, D. B., Knight, E., Fischer, J. & Manning, A. D. (2012). Large trees are keystone structures in urban parks. Conservation Letters, 5, 2, 115-122.
2011 Banks, S. C., Lindenmayer, D. B., McBurney, L., Blair, D., Knight, E. J. & Blyton, M. D. (2011). Kin selection in den sharing develops under limited availability of tree hollows for a forest marsupial.. Proceedings. Biological sciences, 278, 1719, 2768-2776.
2011 Banks, S., Knight, E., McBurney, L., Blair, D. & Lindenmayer, D. (2011). The effects of wildfire on mortality and resources for an arboreal marsupial: resilience to fire events but susceptibility to fire regime change.. Y. Ropert-Coudert (Ed.). PloS one, 6, 8, e22952-e22952.
2010 Lindenmayer, D., Knight, E., Crane, M., Montague-Drake, R., Michael, D. & MacGregor, C. (2010). What makes an effective restoration planting for woodland birds?. Biological Conservation, 143, 2, 289-301.
2010 Stagoll, K., Manning, A. D., Knight, E., Fischer, J. & Lindenmayer, D. B. (2010). Using bird–habitat relationships to inform urban planning. Landscape and Urban Planning, 98, 1, 13-25.
2010 Lindenmayer, D., Knight, E., McBurney, L., Michael, D. & Banks, S. (2010). Small mammals and retention islands: An experimental study of animal response to alternative logging practices. Forest Ecology and Management, 260, 12, 2070-2078.
2010 Felton, A., Knight, E., Wood, J., Zammit, C. & Lindenmayer, D. (2010). A meta-analysis of fauna and flora species richness and abundance in plantations and pasture lands. Biological Conservation, 143, 3, 545-554.
2008 Banks, S. C., Knight, E. J., Dubach, J. E. & Lindenmayer, D. B. (2008). Microhabitat heterogeneity influences offspring sex allocation and spatial kin structure in possums.. The Journal of animal ecology, 77, 6, 1250-1256.
2006 Mitchell, I., Knight, E., Gissane, J., Tamhane, R., Kolli, R., Leditschke, I. A. ... Finfer, S. (2006). A phase II randomised controlled trial of intensive insulin therapy in general intensive care patients.. Critical care and resuscitation : journal of the Australasian Academy of Critical Care Medicine, 8, 4, 289-293.
2005 Andrew, R., Peakall, R., Wallis, I., Wood, J., Knight, E. & Foley, W. (2005). Marker-based quantitative genetics in the wild?: the heritability and genetic correlation of chemical defenses in eucalyptus.. Genetics, 171, 4, 1989-1998.


Date Role Membership Country
1998 - ongoing Statistical Society of Australia
Senior Statistician - Friday only
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Adelaide Health and Medical Sciences Building
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Adelaide Health Technology Assessment