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Cover slide showing title "Imagine! Different in academia" and contact details along with a photo of Nicole Brown wearing sunglasses and sitting in front of the Royal Albert Hall in London.

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.
Cover slide of YouTube talk showing Dr Brown and Dr Güzel

Wellbeing in Higher Education podcast: Ableism

I was invited to contribute to the Cambridge Centre for International Research podcast series to talk about the experience of disabled people in higher education and how to improve the situation.

The lived experience of fibromyalgia

This podcast is an audio-recording with slides as it was presented on the 25th June 2021 to the fibromyalgia support group Faversham Fibromyalgia Friends.

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.

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...

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.
Portrait photo of Nicole Brown wearing sunglasses, sitting on steps. The Royal Albert Hall is visible in the background.

Dr Nicole Brown

  Please, download my full CV from here.   I am Director of Social Research & Practice and Education Ltd. and Associate Professor at University College London. I am currently Head of Research Ethics and Integrity at IOE, UCL’s Faculty...

Reshaping higher education

This is my reshaping higher education contribution to the post-strike Big Meeting organised by Reclaim the University in June 2018.