Invisible disabilities in academia

This is a contribution to Times Higher Education from February 2018 about invisible disabilities in the higher education sector.

Strategies to manage academic life

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.

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.

The “I” in Fibromyalgia at the PGFes2016

This is my contribution to the Postgraduate Research Festival, the PGFes2016, at the University of Kent.

Identity boxes

In this post I describe what identity boxes are, how I developed the idea and why identity boxes can be used in research.

Simulation of cognitive dysfunction

This is a brief simulation of what cognitive dysfunction and brain fog feel like.

Simulation of brain fog

Brain fog is difficult to explain. So I tried to create a simulation of an episode of brain fog.

What is fibromyalgia?

This is a brief introduction to fibromyalgia, an invisible illness causing pain and cognitive dysfunctions.

Invisible illness and academic identity

A brief outline of intended research in relation to the invisible illness fibromyalgia and its impact on academic identity.