Tag Archives: phd journey

April 26

Girl on Fire: Conferences Peer Support and a Fire in the Belly

Wow, what a week! First there was the North West Gender Conference: Construction of Gender In Research at Lancaster University on Tuesday 22nd, and then the British Sociological Association Annual Conference held at University of Leeds. I was lucky enough to present at both, and am bursting with ideas and energy. I have heard a […]

April 17

Leeds Metropolitan University PORESO PHD Symposium Call for Papers

I am very excited to announce that we have finalised the Call for Papers for the Leeds Metropolitan University PORESO PhD Symposium. Keep 11th June free in your diaries! This is an ideal opportunity to start sharing your work and receiving constructive feedback in a safe, friendly and supportive space. This will also provide the […]

April 14

Libraries Gave Us Power: Reading in Prison

My Phd is using Reading Aloud/ Shared Reading groups as my main method. Here I will be collecting and sharing key sources. The impact of books and reading in prisons– The Reading Agency The Reader Organisation- Reading In Secured Environments ‘An Evaluation of a Pilot Study of a Literature-Based Intervention with Women in Prison’ (Robinson,J. […]

February 20

Happy PhD

So, after reading this blog post by Amber Davis, this post on Chronic Fatigue and M.E, and Anna Wood’s post on M.E I have decided to sign up for Amber’s Happy PhD course. Now I feel very lucky and fortunate to be a funded PhD student, and I love what I am doing and feel […]

August 26

Sex work PhD researchers

Since I started in January, I am fortunate enough to have met quite a few sex workers, researchers and key figures at conferences events and on twitter. From 1st October, I will be starting my full time studentship at Leeds Met, (though am still based in Liverpool) and am keener than ever to connect with […]