The current SMA Student Representative Emma Hook, received a master’s degree in Human Osteology and Funerary Archaeology in 2016. Currently, Emma is a PhD student in the Department of Archaeology at the University of Sheffield funded by the White Rose College of the Arts & Humanities. Her doctoral research project entitled, In Sickness and in Health: An Investigation of the Medieval Hospital of St James, Thornton Abbey, takes a multifaceted approach to the interpretation of a newly excavate medieval hospital cemetery. The project incorporates osteological analysis with archaeological and historical investigation. Emma is also involved in community outreach projects in and around Sheffield, aiming to engage the local community and particularly school children in their local heritage.