2020-05-27

“I need duvet days” – Chronically ill academics

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 data.
2020-05-19

Invisible disabilities in academia

This is a contribution to Times Higher Education from February 2018 about invisible disabilities in the higher education sector.
2020-05-13

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.
2018-06-15

Reshaping higher education

This is my reshaping higher education contribution to the post-strike Big Meeting organised by Reclaim the University in June 2018.
2018-06-12

“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".
2018-04-09

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.
2018-03-06

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.
2018-03-02

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.
2018-01-21

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.
2017-12-10

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.
2017-11-16

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.
2017-11-16

PASAR Connecting Communities conference

This is my contribution to the PASAR Connecting Communities conference, which was held in November 2017.
2017-10-20

Ableism in Academia

Call for contributions to the Ableism in Academia symposium and special edition publication.
2017-10-11

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.
2017-09-15

Presentation from MedSoc2017

This is my contribution to the BSA MedSoc2017 conference, which was held in September 2017 at the University of York.
2017-02-08

Learning to accept fibromyalgia

In this post I report some preliminary outcomes from the pilot phase of my fibromyalgia study. This is about learning to accept.