Book: Lived Experiences of Ableism in Academia

Deeply embedded in personal experiences, this perceptive book provides examples for universities to develop inclusive practices, accessible working and learning conditions and a less ableist environment.

Article: Scope and continuum of participatory research

In this article, I draw on three case studies to explore the relationship between participatory and creative research methods.
Image of two weaves. One weave is robust and carefully woven, the other one is missing some steps, and therefore less robust and rigorous.

Systematic Visuo-Textual Analysis

I was invited to contribute to the Photovoice Worldwide webinar series to present the Systematic Visuo-Textual Analysis, a framework for analysing visual and textual data.
Image of cover slide of the AdvanceHE presentation.

Challenging unconscious bias

This post is a link to a recording from a presentation for AdvanceHE on the topic of how to challenge unconscious bias.
Image of the cover for the book "how to make the most of your research journal": a journal surrounded by items used for journaling

The PhD Life Raft podcast: Reflective journaling

I was invited to contribute to The PhD Life Raft Podcast. My contribution was about research journaling and reflective practice, and the book Making the most of your research journal.
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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.

Creative output: This is just to say

This is an example of an ethnographic poem, the output of poetic inquiry and analysis within Embodied Inquiry from my research with academics.
Title slide of the presentation Trotz Fleiß kein Preis

Ableismus in Academia: Trotz Fleiß kein Preis?

This post is a link to a recording from an event held via the Johannes Kepler Universität Linz, where I was asked to discuss ableism in academia.

Skype – Video-conference interviews in health research

The paper discusses practical, ethical, and methodological pitfalls and concerns when using Skype as a tool for interviewing.

Workshop: Using creative methods in research

In this interactive workshop participants explore creativity within research, experiment with and explore opportunities for creative methods in research.

Integrity at the core of strategies to prevent cheating and plagiarism

Universities need to teach professional values and integrity, if plagiarism and cheating is to be prevented in the long-term.

Benefits of bilingualism

Often as teachers we find it difficult to cater for all of our students' needs, but we should not forget that the needs may also be strengths. Here is a great visual that demonstrates the benefits of bilingualism, even if catering for English as Additional Language learners may sometimes feel an added burden.

Teaching and reflective practice

Teaching and learning are complex due to the many factors that impact what happens in a classroom. Teachers need to constantly adapt and change their activities and plans accordingly. And in order to do just that in an efficient and effective way, teachers must be reflective.

Challenges for mentors

Being a mentor for trainee teachers is rewarding and challenging at the same time. Ultimately, the smiles on a trainee teacher's face after successful lessons is definitely worth every battle against all odds.