Disability

Call for participants: Disability in UK Higher Education

Stacey Lyons is a PhD candidate at Keele University, in the School of Psychology. If you are a disabled student, or work with disabled students, please consider taking part in her important research! I am currently looking for participants to take part in a pilot study seeking to measure the experience of disabled students in… Continue reading Call for participants: Disability in UK Higher Education

mental health

CLOSED: Bringing academic staff into the mental health narrative: Understanding factors affecting mental health and wellbeing in UK academics

Everyone talks about the student mental health crisis; however, there is much less attention paid to academic staff’s mental health and well-being. This study aims to improve our understanding of the mental health and well-being of academics and identify barriers to enhancing positive psychological health, to help contribute to a better work environment for academics.  … Continue reading CLOSED: Bringing academic staff into the mental health narrative: Understanding factors affecting mental health and wellbeing in UK academics

Disability

CLOSED: Educational journeys: students’ experiences of support for autism throughout education

We are looking for people to participate in a study led by Charlotte Allerton-Price (MSc student) and supervised by Dr Julie Hulme, at Keele University. The project aims to achieve a better understanding of the lived experiences of individuals with Autism Spectrum Conditions (ASC) throughout their time in education. Specifically, this project aims to: Understand… Continue reading CLOSED: Educational journeys: students’ experiences of support for autism throughout education

mental health

CLOSED: From postdoc to professorship: mental health and wellbeing in academics on short-term contracts: Call for participants

***Update***Update***Update*** Participants are eligible to receive a £16 Amazon voucher for taking part in this study. Thanks to the Keele Psychology MSc research funding scheme for their support! Precarious contracts in academia are receiving a lot of media attention recently, especially in the light of ongoing UCU industrial action and the 'four fights', which protests… Continue reading CLOSED: From postdoc to professorship: mental health and wellbeing in academics on short-term contracts: Call for participants

Disability

An Exploration of the Social Identities of Autistic Higher Education Students – CLOSED

This project, led by Emma Crabb (MSc student research apprentice) and Dr Julie Hulme, is part of a wider programme of research exploring the experiences of university students with chronic illnesses and disabilities. It aims to find out more about the support students receive and any barriers they face, to inform improvements for autistic students… Continue reading An Exploration of the Social Identities of Autistic Higher Education Students – CLOSED

Student experience

Exploring the social and academic motivations and social identities of students at university: Call for student participants – CLOSED

We are looking to recruit socially motivated current students to participate in a Microsoft Teams based interview. The study is being conducted by Mark Bogdan, a BSc Psychology student at Keele University, for his final year project, supervised by Dr Julie Hulme. Our study aims to explore students’ social and academic motivations and social experiences… Continue reading Exploring the social and academic motivations and social identities of students at university: Call for student participants – CLOSED

Disability

Participants needed: Exploring the social identities and experiences of higher education students with Endometriosis – CLOSED

Myself and MSc student Shwetha Davis are eager to gain an in-depth understanding of the experiences of higher education students with Endometriosis. In particular, we would like to understand how students with Endometriosis identify themselves and what role their university experiences have in shaping this. Our research aims to enhance existing literature regarding inclusive education… Continue reading Participants needed: Exploring the social identities and experiences of higher education students with Endometriosis – CLOSED

Disability

An Exploration of the Identities and Experiences of Students with ADHD in Higher Education – Call for participants

As part of my research programme investigating the experiences of university students with disabilities or chronic conditions, I am currently collaborating with MSc Research Apprenticeship student Chloe Fahey, on a study to find out more about the experiences of students with ADHD at university. The work seeks to understand more about the ways in which… Continue reading An Exploration of the Identities and Experiences of Students with ADHD in Higher Education – Call for participants

Disability

An exploration of the social identities and experiences of students with diabetes in higher education – CLOSED

As part of my programme of research looking into the experiences of university students with disabilities and invisible conditions, I am working with Keele MSc Research Apprenticeship student Brooke Holland, to investigate the experiences of students with diabetes at university. My aim across this research programme is to find out more about how universities support… Continue reading An exploration of the social identities and experiences of students with diabetes in higher education – CLOSED

Disability

Experiences of invisible disabilities at university: Call for student participants – CLOSED

I am currently recruiting students with an invisible disability who are studying at university for a psychological study, alongside Maria Hussain, a BSc Psychology student at Keele University. We are aiming to understand why students choose to either disclose or hide their hidden disabilities from universities.  You can take part if you:  Are aged 18 or… Continue reading Experiences of invisible disabilities at university: Call for student participants – CLOSED