Health and Wellbeing, Student Rep
PhD Researcher in Health and Wellbeing (ESRC +3)
Department for Health, University of Bath
Start date: October 2018
Research topic: Understanding the value of creative experiences for recovery from trauma in the context of socioeconomic inequality.
Through innovative arts-based research methods the project seeks develop a rich and deep understanding of how individuals experience recovery from trauma through creative methods in the context of socioeconomic inequality. Furthermore investigating how stigmas within mental health and trauma effect the recovery process. The project aims to address preventative and supportive services which move beyond mind-body dualism while addressing the public pedagogy of surrounding these issues through an immersive public exhibition.
Research supervisors: Professor Simone Fullagar, Professor Sarah Halligan
Professional memberships/Positions held:
Present Health Doctoral Student Representative and Department Peer Mentor
Committee Member for Bath Science in Policy
Chair for Bristol Action Medical for Research