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Imagine! Different in academia

Imagine! Different in academia. is the recording of a talk presented at the International Symposium on Poetic Inquiry in Cape Town in May 2022.
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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.

Accessibility in higher education: key principles

This is an extract from my contribution to the LSE Higher Education blog exploring key principles to ensure accessibility in higher education.
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Creative output: Participatory research: Full ethical approval

This poem about full ethical approval is the outcome of poetic inquiry and analysis within Embodied Inquiry from my research with academics.

Using creative methods to collect data in social research

Workshop to explore creativity within research and to identify opportunities to use creative methods within the research process.

Article: Identity boxes: objects as data collection

This paper considers the use of identity boxes as a data collection method to elicit experiences.

Article: Partnership in teacher education

This article is an example of student-staff collaboration within the community of practice of trainee teachers.

How much reading is enough?

I am often asked how much reading is enough? In this post I outline what you should consider in order to decide when it is enough.

Teaching empathy in dance classes

A report about teaching empathy in dance classes

Time management

A cyclical process of reading, writing and editing is only possible if you leave enough time. Time management is therefore one of the key skills to learn when entering University life. The easiest way to introduce effective time management is by preparing schedules.