Articles and book chapters
Brown, N. & Leigh, J. S. (2018). Creativity and playfulness in Higher Education research. In: Huisman, J. & Tight, M. (eds.) Theory and Method in Higher Education Research Vol.4. Emerald Publishing Limited, 49-66. DOI: 10.1108/S2056-375220180000004005
Brown, N., Thompson, P. & Leigh, J. S. (2018). Making academia more accessible. Journal of Perspectives in Applied Academic Practice, 6(2), 82-90. DOI: 10.14297/jpaap.v6i2.348
Brown, N. (2018). The embodied academic: body work in teacher education. In: Leigh, J. S. (ed.). Conversations on Embodiment across Higher Education: Teaching, Practice and Research. London: Routledge, 86-95.
Brown, N. (2018). Nicole Brown in conversation with Ian Wellard. In: Leigh, J. S. (ed.). Conversations on Embodiment across Higher Education: Teaching, Practice and Research. London: Routledge, 150.
Brown, N. & Leigh, J. S. (2018). Ableism in academia: Where are the disabled and ill academics? Disability and Society, 33(6), 985-989. DOI: 10.1080/09687599.2018.1455627
Brown, N., Jafferani, A. & Pattharwala, V. (2018). Partnership in teacher education: developing creative methods to deepen students’ reflections. Journal of Educational Innovation, Partnership and Change, 4(1). DOI: 10.21100/jeipc.v4i1.747
Brown, N. (2018). Exploring the lived experience of fibromyalgia using creative data collection. Cogent Social Sciences. Available at: DOI: 10.1080/23311886.2018.1447759
Brown, N. (2018). Video-conference interviews: Ethical and methodological concerns in the context of health research. SAGE Research Methods Cases. Available at: http://dx.doi.org/10.4135/9781526441812
Brown, N., & Janssen, R. (2017). Preventing plagiarism and fostering academic integrity: a practical approach. Journal of Perspectives in Applied Academic Practice, 5(3), 102-109. DOI: 10.14297/jpaap.v5i3.245
Brown, N. (2017). Preparing internationally recruited students to become effective and reflective teacher-researchers at the UCL Institute of Education. In: Fung, D. (ed.). A Connected Curriculum for Higher Education, London: UCL Press. pp. 97-98. Available at: http://discovery.ucl.ac.uk/1558776/1/A-Connected-Curriculum-for-Higher-Education.pdf
Brown, N. (2017). Book Review: Jon Dean, Doing reflexivity: an introduction. In: Qualitative Research. DOI: 10.1177/1468794117707806
Brown, N. (2017). The construction of academic identity under the influence of fibromyalgia. In: Henderson, H., Pennant, A. L., & Hand, M. (eds.). Papers from the Education Doctoral Research Conference Saturday 26 November 2016. School of Education. Birmingham: University of Birmingham. pp. 18-25. Available at:
Brown, N. (2017). Nicole Brown: teacher, teacher trainer, learner. In: Lorist, P., Swennen, A., & White, E. (eds.). Teacher Educators Pathways to Becoming Research Active. Utrecht: HU University of Applied Sciences Utrecht. pp. 10-13. Available at:
Brown, N. (2016). ICT in the Primary Curriculum in the UK. In Future Tasks and Prospects of Elementary Education in the Era of Artificial Intelligence and Information Society. Paper presented at 2016 International Conference for KSSEE’s 30th Anniversary: Future Tasks and Prospects of Elementary Education in the Era of Artificial Intelligence and Information Society, Kintex, Seoul, South Korea, 22 October (pp. 149-162). Seoul, South Korea: Korean Society for the Study of Elementary Education.
Brown, N. (2016). Book Review: Against plagiarism – A guide for editors and authors. Journal of Perspectives in Applied Academic Practice, 4(3), pp. 38-39. Available at: DOI: 10.14297/jpaap.v4i3.236
Brown, N. (2019). Finding your people: My challenge of developing a creative research methods network. In: International Journal of Qualitative Methods.
Brown, N. (2018). Identity boxes: data collection through objects. In: NCRM MethodsNews 2018(2), p. 2.
Panjwani, F. & Brown, N. (2018). Teaching as a utopian activity: the role of imagination in teacher development. In: Beyond the Technical-Rational: Drawing on Social Theory for Teacher Education Research.
…revise and resubmit
Brown, N. Identity boxes: using materials and metaphors to elicit experiences. Submitted to International Journal of Social Research Methodology.
Brown, N. Partnership in learning: how staff-student collaboration can innovate teaching. Submitted to European Journal of Teacher Education.
Brown, N., & Collins, J. Using LEGO® for emotion work in doctoral education. Submitted to International Journal of Management and Applied Research.
Brown, N., Pattharwala, V. & Jafferani, A. Using drawing, model making and metaphorical representations to increase students’ engagement with reflections. Submitted to Student Engagement in Higher Education Journal.
Leigh, J. S., Petsilas, P. & Brown, N. Using creative approaches to teach reflective practice to dancers. Submitted to Research in Dance Education.
Petsilas, P., Leigh, J. S., Brown, N. & Blackburn, C. Embodied reflection. Submitted to Journal of Dance and Somatic Practice.
Brown, N. “Listen to your gut”: reflexive data analysis. Submitted to World Conference on Qualitative Research.
Brown, N. Blurred boundaries: towards an immersive research approach. Submitted to The Qualitative Report.
Leigh, J. S., & Brown, N. Interdisciplinary research groups. Submitted to Small Group Research.
…in draft stage
Brown, N. Body work in academia. To be submitted to Sociology of Health and Illness.
Brown, N. & Leigh, J. S. Considering ethics in participatory research using creative methods. To be submitted to Qualitative Inquiry.
Collins, J., & Brown, N. Enhancing PhD students’ wellbeing using creative methods. To be submitted to Higher Education – The International Journal of Higher Education Research.
Leigh, J. S., & Brown, N. Morality of using creative research methods. To be submitted to Philosophy and Phenomenological Research.
Brown, N. The self in the classroom. To be submitted to Journal of Teacher Education.
Brown, N. Ableism in academia. To be submitted to Teaching in Higher Education.
Brown, N. Inter-institutional collaboration in times of commercialisation. To be submitted to Teaching in Higher Education.
Brown, N. & Muborakshoeva, M. The reality of inter-institutional collaboration. To be submitted to Studies in Higher Education.
Leigh, J. S. & Brown, N. Academic identity and biographical disruption: the impact of invisible illness on academic identity. To be submitted to British Journal of Sociology of Education.
Leigh, J. S. & Brown, N. Make and do: applying creative methods to Higher Education research. To be submitted to Educational Researcher.
Blackburn, C., Leigh, J. S., Brown, N. & Petsilas, P. Reflection and dance. To be submitted to Journal of Embodied Research.
…publishing contract agreed
Brown, N. (ed.) Ableism in Academia. UCL Press.
Leigh, J. S., Brown, N. & Perry-Kessaris, A. (eds.) Approaching Messy Data: What Now? Proposal submitted to UCL Press.
Leigh, J. S. & Brown, N. What is Embodied Inquiry? Proposal submitted to Routledge.
Brown, N. (ed.) Negotiating Ableism in Academia. Proposal submitted to Policy Press.