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 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.
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.
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.
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 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...
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...
The National Association of Disabled Staff Networks (NADSN) has produced a COVID-19 post-lockdown position paper. In this paper, NADSN’s observations about the lived experiences of disabled people during COVID-19 are discussed alongside considerations...
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.
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.
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".
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.