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...
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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.
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...
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...
This is a contribution to Times Higher Education from February 2018 about invisible disabilities in the higher education sector.
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.
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...
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.
This is my reshaping higher education contribution to the post-strike Big Meeting organised by Reclaim the University in June 2018.
This is my contribution to the RAI2018 conference in London "I can't describe what I'm going through - research, arts and therapy".
This workshop provides attendees with reflective tools to help PhD students understand their innermost emotions, concerns and needs, which is a first step towards developing strategies for well-being.
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.
The paper reports on the lived experience of fibromyalgia, which used identity boxes and metaphorical representation to offer a holistic view.
The paper discusses practical, ethical, and methodological pitfalls and concerns when using Skype as a tool for interviewing.
This entry shows the edited outcome of a video-recorded conversation regarding the use of creative and art-based methods in research.
In my contribution to the SRHE Annual Conference, I talked about academics' active body work and identity work to maintain their academic identity.