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Article: The social course of fibromyalgia: resisting processes of marginalisation

This article reports an empirical study into the lived experience of fibromyalgia, which led to the identificiation of four forms of resistance against processes of marginalisation amongst those who have been diagnosed with fibromyalgia.
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Creative output: “Just one more time…”

This is an excerpt of "Just one more time...", a fictionalised account of real-life experiences during the first year of the COVID19 pandemic.

Article: Systematic Visuo-Textual Analysis

This article presents the Systematic Visuo-Textual Analysis, a framework combining visual and textual data in a systematic, analytical approach.
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Book: Making the most of your research journal

"Making the most of your research journal" offers guidance and additional resources to make research journaling effective.

Article: Exploring experiences of ableism in academia

This article presents disabled academics' experiences and collective understandings of ableism as constructed through normalisation and able-bodiedness.
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Creative output: Participatory research: Full ethical approval

This poem about full ethical approval is the outcome of poetic inquiry and analysis within Embodied Inquiry from my research with academics.

Article: Researcher experiences in practice-based interdisciplinary research

This article discusses researchers' experiences of interdisciplinary research to maximize the benefits of interdisciplinary research.

Book: Embodied Inquiry: Research Methods

Accounting for the interdisciplinary nature of the field, this book has been written to be a concise primer into Embodied Inquiry for research students, scholars and practitioners alike.

Article: Making sense of cultural bumps – Supporting GTAs with teaching

This article reports on a study with over 100 Graduate Teaching Assistants exploring experiences of ‘cultural bumps’ at a UK University.

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.

Article: Scope and continuum of participatory research

In this article, I draw on three case studies to explore the relationship between participatory and creative research methods.
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Creative output: This is just to say

This is an example of an ethnographic poem, the output of poetic inquiry and analysis within Embodied Inquiry from my research with academics.

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 the stereotypical norm.

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.

Article: “Where’s the validation?”

This article presents an original engagement with research into emotions in the PhD to ask ‘Where’s the validation?’ by using emotion work as a theoretical foundation.

Chapter: The embodied academic

In this chapter I explore my journey from a secondary teacher to teacher educator to lecturer, a journey that signifies for me the transition from a teacher interested in embodiment to an embodied teacher and finally to an embodied academic.