“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".

Using creative methods to support well-being amongst PhD students

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.

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.

Article: Exploring the lived experience of fibromyalgia

The paper reports on the lived experience of fibromyalgia, which used identity boxes and metaphorical representation to offer a holistic view.

Skype – Video-conference interviews in health research

The paper discusses practical, ethical, and methodological pitfalls and concerns when using Skype as a tool for interviewing.

Joining Ableism in Academia event

Find here the instructions of how to join the Ableism in Academia event via the connected UCL moodle page.

A conversation about creative and art-based methods in research

This entry shows the edited outcome of a video-recorded conversation regarding the use of creative and art-based methods in research.

Academic identity: active identity and body work in academia

In my contribution to the SRHE Annual Conference, I talked about academics' active body work and identity work to maintain their academic identity.

Creative methods – messy data?

This is to stimulate a discussion around boundaries of research, ethics and ownership of "messy data" resulting from creative methods.

Workshop: Using creative methods in research

In this interactive workshop participants explore creativity within research, experiment with and explore opportunities for creative methods in research.

Making sense of fibromyalgia experiences

To make sense of my participants' experiences, I am creating an art installation based on the raw data I receive in my research work.

PASAR Connecting Communities conference

This is my contribution to the PASAR Connecting Communities conference, which was held in November 2017.

Ableism in Academia

Call for contributions to the Ableism in Academia symposium and special edition publication.

Presentation from CSHE Research Festival

This is my contribution to the CSHE Research Festival 2017, which was held in October 2017 at the University of Kent.

Presentation from MedSoc2017

This is my contribution to the BSA MedSoc2017 conference, which was held in September 2017 at the University of York.

Presentation from the HEA Annual conference

This is my contribution to the HEA annual conference that was held in Manchester in July 2017.