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FRSA: Fellowship of the Royal Society for the Encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce

Nicole Brown is FRSA, a Fellow of the Royal Society for the Encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce.
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Knowing what to do with notes and journals

In this blog post I try to answer the question that I am often asked in my presentations and workshops: "What should I do with notes and journals?".
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Support for students taking on research projects

This is a link to a webinar organised to offer support for students taking on research projects. My contribution was based on my book Making the Most of Your Research Journal.
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The role of writing: A method of and for research

In this video Dr Helen Kara and Dr Nicole Brown discuss the role of writing in the life and career of researchers.
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The ResDance podcast: Embodied Inquiry

I was invited to contribute to the ResDance Podcast. My contribution was about my Embodied Inquiry work, as part of my own research and as part of the Embodied Inquiry: Research Methods book.
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Article: The social course of fibromyalgia: resisting processes of marginalisation

This article reports an empirical study into the lived experience of fibromyalgia, which led to the identificiation of four forms of resistance against processes of marginalisation amongst those who have been diagnosed with fibromyalgia.

Embodied Inquiry as a research method

This is an extract from a guest post Dr Jennifer Leigh and I wrote for the SAGE MethodSpace to outline some of the principles of Embodied Inquiry. 
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The benefits and challenges of participatory research methods

This video about the benefits and challenges of participatory research builds on my original work presented at the PASAR conference in 2017.
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SAGE MethodSpace: Choosing creative methods for research

I was invited to contribute to the SAGE MethodSpace to talk about how I use creative methods, and why I use creative methods, given the population and the nature of my research.

Presentation from MedSoc2017

This is my contribution to the BSA MedSoc2017 conference, which was held in September 2017 at the University of York.

Presentation from the HEA Annual conference

This is my contribution to the HEA annual conference that was held in Manchester in July 2017.

Strategies for learning names of students

Strategies for learning names at the beginning of an academic year, and reasons for why learning names is important.

Plagiarism

What is plagiarism? What are the consequences of plagiarism? What can you do to avoid plagiarising work? A brief introduction.

Reflective model according to Rolfe et al.

This is a description of how Rolfe's model of reflection should be used in order to improve practice and learning.