Book: Embodied Inquiry: Research Methods

Accounting for the interdisciplinary nature of the field, this book has been written to be a concise primer into Embodied Inquiry for research students, scholars and practitioners alike.

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.

Book: Ableism in Academia

The book "Ableism in Academia" provides an interdisciplinary outlook on ableism that is currently missing. Through reporting research data and exploring personal experiences, the contributors theorise and conceptualise what it means to be/work outside the stereotypical norm.

Article: “Where’s the validation?”

This article presents an original engagement with research into emotions in the PhD to ask ‘Where’s the validation?’ by using emotion work as a theoretical foundation.

Article: Identity boxes: objects as data collection

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

Article: My challenge of developing a creative research methods network

This article is an invited editorial in the Diverse Voice Series of the journal. The editorial outlines the difficulty of building a network of like-minded researchers when engaging in arts-based approaches.

Reflections about plagiarism

Plagiarism is a socio-cultural issue. This is about academic integrity and the reputation of an institution and the degree that is awarded. I would not want to hold an academic degree that is devalued in such way that many people were able to cheat their way through it. This is a reflective piece of writing on plagiarism and what it feels like for an academic.

Teaching empathy in dance classes

A report about teaching empathy in dance classes

Reflective model according to Gibbs

This is a brief description of how the reflective cycle according to Gibbs works.

Nomination for The Liebster Award 2018

This is a post to formally accept the nomination for the Liebster Award 2018.