Handbag with items strewn out: 2 highlighters, 1 shopping bag, tablet tin, wallet, card holder, tissues

Handbags: representations of identity and memories

Handbags: I am inviting you to take in part in my research project. Information, contact details and consent form available from here.

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.

The part-time doctorate

This is an extract from a guest post on the Thriving Part-Time blog to highlight the experience of time and how to make the most of it as a part-time doctoral student.

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.

Research impact poster

This is an example of a prize-winning research impact poster.

Disability post-lockdown

This post is a link to a recording from an event held on the 25th November 2020 via the University of Birmingham, where I was asked to discuss disability experiences before and after Covid19 Lockdown.

Creative output: “I need duvet days” – Chronically ill academics

This is an example for analysis within Embodied Inquiry from my research with chronically ill academics. The illustrated poem was created from the transcripts of conversations with chronically ill academics and an arts-based approach to making sense of data.

Article: “Listen to your gut”: a reflexive approach to data analysis

This paper seeks to exemplify a reflexive approach to data analysis that accounts for the researcher’s positionality as well as the increasingly untraditional, unconventional data stemming from creative data collection methods.

“I can’t describe what I’m going through”

This is my contribution to the RAI2018 conference in London "I can't describe what I'm going through - research, arts and therapy".

Article: Ableism in academia: where are the disabled and ill academics?

From the context of UK higher education this article explores ableism in academia to stimulate a debate and raise awareness of those disabled and ill academics , whose voices are not heard.

Strategies for learning names of students

Strategies for learning names at the beginning of an academic year, and reasons for why learning names is important.

Book review: Doing research in education – Theory and practice

This review is about the book "Doing research in education". A fabulous resource and introduction to doing research in education.

Preventing plagiarism from the UCLTL conference

See feedback from the conference workshop about Preventing Plagiarism and the Role of Identity Codes.

Reflective model according to Gibbs

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