Covers of two books edited by Nicole Brown: Lived Experiences of Ableism in Academia: Strategies for Inclusion in Higher Education (Policy Press) und Ableism in Academia: Theorising Experiences of Disabilities and Chronic Illnesses in Higher Education (UCL Press)
2020-11-27

Scheduled Ableism Events

It is with great excitement and pride that I share a list of scheduled ableism events. Celebrating the launch of my two edited books, find here events about Ableism in Academia.
2020-11-24

Disability History Month interview

In this short video, I am answering 5 interview questions on the occasion of the Disability History Month. 
Lego model with connecting threads
2020-11-17

Supervising PhDs: Creating a sense of belonging

This is an extract from a guest post on the Supervising PhDs Community Blog, which I co-authored with Dr Jo Collins from University of Kent. In the post, we explore what research supervisors can do to help develop a sense of belonging amongst their doctoral students.
Nicole sitting by the beach with a cup of tea and a book taking advantage of free time to dedicate to her doctoral studies.
2020-10-29

Supervising PhDs: Dealing with ‘atypical’ students

This is an extract from a guest post on the Supervising PhDs Community Blog, where I explore the experience of "atypical" students, and what research supervisors can do to better support those "atypical" students. 
ice cubes
2020-10-02

Ice breakers: starting lessons or meetings

This post is about ice breakers, and how we can plan for starting a session effectively without distracting from our contents.
2020-09-25

Liberating the Curriculum: Ableism in Academia

This is an extract from a guest interview on the Liberating the Curriculum website of UCL published in relation to my ableism in academia work. In this post, I reflect on my ableism work, how I came about to take a leading role in the activism around ableism in academia. 

2020-05-19

Invisible disabilities in academia

This is a contribution to Times Higher Education from February 2018 about invisible disabilities in the higher education sector.
2018-02-19

Ableism in the curriculum

In this post, I explain what ableism in the curriculum is, and what we as teachers can do to counter ableism in the curriculum.
2018-02-14

Joining Ableism in Academia event

Find here the instructions of how to join the Ableism in Academia event via the connected UCL moodle page.
2016-10-30

Presentation from the KSSEE conference

The KSSEE (Korean Society for the Study of Elementary Education) had invited me to Seoul, South Korea, to give a talk about ICT in the Primary Curriculum in the UK.
2016-04-02

Book review: The art of being a brilliant middle leader

This is a review of "The art of being a brilliant middle leader" by G. Toward, C. Henley and A. Cope. A fantastic read for any team leader.
2015-12-15

Pluralism lesson resources

Download the resources for the pluralism lesson from here.
2015-10-25

Action research or case study?

When planning for a practice-based enquiry or small-scale study you will most often be confronted with the choice between an action research or case study approach. Here is a simplified exploration to get you started.
2015-08-12

The bilingual’s relationship with language

Having a bilingual child does not necessarily mean that the child’s relationship with languages is an easy one. It is possible that your bilingual child simultaneously loves and loathes languages.