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. 
2020-08-10

Conferencing “disabled style”

This is an extract from a guest post on the Conference Inference blog published upon invitation in relation to my ableism in academia work. In this post, I illustrate what it means to do conferencing "disabled style", when your body and/or mind are not typical, and what the realities are of navigating and negotiating conference spaces under the influence of visible and invisible conditions.
2020-06-15

Disclosure Dances in Doctoral Education

Disclosure dances - I am inviting you to take in part in my research project. Information, contact details and consent form available from here.
2020-06-15

Bodies and buildings: How the chronically ill or disabled experience buildings in academia

Bodies and buildings - I am inviting you to take in part in my research project. Information, contact details and consent form available from here.
2020-06-15

LEGO reflections in Higher Education

This is a guest post on the Advance HE website published after I had delivered a successful workshop at the HEA Annual Conference demonstrating how to use LEGO reflections in higher education. Nicole Brown facilitated an interactive workshop at the recent HEA Annual Conference, where participants used LEGO® and a […]
2020-06-04

Guest post: Creativity in the Curriculum – An Exam Production-Line

In this guest post Dr Helen Ross reflects on the exam production line of our current school system.

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.
2020-05-03

Innovative research methods

This is a call for contributions of max. 8000 words to "Failures and fallacies of innovative research methods . If you are interested in exploring your failures and fallacies regarding innovative research methods submit your abstract here.
2017-11-16

PASAR Connecting Communities conference

This is my contribution to the PASAR Connecting Communities conference, which was held in November 2017.
2017-08-01

Presentation from UCL Conference

This is my contribution to the international conference "Connecting Higher Education" held at UCL Institute of Education in collaboration with McMaster University, Canada and University of Adelaide, Australia.
2016-12-30

Learning from the Korean context

This post shows the Korean educational context and how I have discovered that you can be half-way around the world, and yet nothing changes.
2016-01-22

Teaching empathy in dance classes

A report about teaching empathy in dance classes
2015-12-06

Teaching with artefacts

Artefacts can be used to get students interested in a lesson, but artefacts can do more than just represent an engaging hook. In this post I am discussing the use of artefacts in lessons based on questions that I have been asked in teacher training sessions.
2015-09-26

Proofing and editing

At University level you are expected to have checked, re-checked, edited and proofed your assignment several times. Each time you read through your work you should focus on a different aspect of your writing.