J is for… Justice – The Psychologist

My most recent article for the British Psychological Society's October 2017 edition.   'Now more than ever the field of psychology has a big part to play in supporting and helping people towards justice. I also think it applies to the part the field had to play in earlier days of mental health treatment and, … Continue reading J is for… Justice – The Psychologist

6 Questions with Michelle Jamieson

The Postgraduate Gender Research Network of Scotland

Jamieson Profile

Michelle is a cross-disciplinary ESRC-funded PhD candidate in the department of Urban Studies at the University of Glasgow. Her research, centred around the impact of health on (un)employment during austerity and vice versa, aims to look at this in the context of womanhood, poverty and psychosis in Glasgow. Michelle graduated from the University of the West of Scotland with a First-Class B.A (Hons) in Psychology (2014), from the University of Glasgow with a MSc in Global Mental Health (2015), and completed her most recent MRes in Research Methods in 2017.

1. What year of your study are you in?

I’m in the first year of my PhD, (sixth overall) in the department of Urban Studies at the University of Glasgow. I’ll also be part of Neighbourhoods, Welfare, and Wellbeing research group, as well as the Psychosis research group within the University.

2. What is your research about?

My research for…

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Sexual Assault by a Participant: A Postgraduate Researcher’s Experience

  This summer, while interviewing individuals for my Masters dissertation, I was sexually assaulted. It was a sunny, and warm early afternoon in Glasgow – a relative rarity, even in the summer – and I had just finished up some work on campus to meet with someone interested in taking part in an interview for … Continue reading Sexual Assault by a Participant: A Postgraduate Researcher’s Experience

CfP: The Crip, the Fat and the Ugly in an Age of Austerity: Resistance, Reclamation, and Affirmation

Jen Slater

We have extended the deadline to submit to our special issue of the Review of Disability Studies, The Crip, the Fat and the Ugly in an Age of Austerity: Resistance, Reclamation, and Affirmation.

The new deadline is 17th July 2017.

The Review of Disability Studies: An International Journal (RDS) seeks proposals for a special forum on the Crip, the fat, the ugly. We are currently soliciting papers of up to 7500 words in length, including references and tables. The deadline for submission of papers is July 17, 2017. Papers should be submitted to the Special Guest Editors Dr. Jen Slater, Sheffield Hallam University j.slater@shu.ac.uk, and Dr. Kirsty Liddiard, University of Sheffield k.liddiard@sheffield.ac.uk . Upon submission, please indicate that your paper is for consideration of the special forum on the Crip, the fat, and the ugly in an age of austerity.

Papers considered for inclusion may take the…

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