Emily Pringle trained originally as a painter and worked for many years as an artist, educator, researcher, writer and programmer.  In 2010 she took up the job of Head of Learning Practice and Research at Tate.  Her role involves strategic programme development and the support and management of research and evaluation across Tate Learning. She is the convenor of the Tate Research Centre: Learning ( In April 2017 Emily was awarded an AHRC Leadership Fellowship allowing her to take 11 months away from Tate to research and write on research practices in art museums. Emily’s blog, ‘PRAM,’  detailing the progress of her research can be found at  Her book – ‘Rethinking Research in the Art Museum’ will be published by Routledge in 2019.