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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.

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...

Chapter: Rhythmanalysis to account for time

This chapter draws on Nicole's research on how academic staff with chronic illnesses and disabilities specifically interact with the buildings and what impact the physical environment has on their everyday experience.

Supervising PhDs: Atypical in more than one way

This is an extract from a guest post on the Supervising PhDs Community Blog. In the post, I discuss what research supervisors can do to support doctoral students who may have disabilities, chronic illnesses and/or neurodiversities.
Covers of two books edited by Nicole Brown: Lived Experiences of Ableism in Academia: Strategies for Inclusion in Higher Education (Policy Press) und Ableism in Academia: Theorising Experiences of Disabilities and Chronic Illnesses in Higher Education (UCL Press)

Recordings of ableism events and keynotes

It is with great excitement and pride that I share a list of scheduled ableism events. Celebrating the launch of my two edited books, find here events about Ableism in Academia.

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...

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...

Support to find your way in higher education

Social Research & Practice and Education Ltd. offers support through coaching, mentoring and CBT counselling to help you reach your goals. Through combining coaching, mentoring and counselling, we are able to target the support where it is needed in the...

Strategies to manage academic life

This is a post I wrote in July 2018 about how neurodiverse, chronically ill and disabled academics manage their academic life. This was published as a guest post on the Chronically Academic blog.

Dr Nicole Brown

  Please, download my full CV from here.   I am Director of Social Research & Practice and Education Ltd. and Lecturer in Education at the UCL Institute of Education, London, where I currently lead the modules “Literacy, Language and...

Article: Making academia more accessible

The remit of this paper is to provide practical ideas and recommendations to address accessibility issues in events and conferences as a first step to improving existing working conditions.