Postgraduate Research Student
|Postgraduate Research Student in the Department of Sociology|
I am a first-year PGR in the Department of Sociology (commenced studies October 2022). I have an MSc in Medical Anthropology and BSc in Biomedical Sciences, both also from Durham University. I am currently enrolled on the Postgraduate Certificate in Research Methods. My doctoral research is funded by the ESRC NINE DTP.
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Field of Study
My research project examines the experiences of UK students with long-term health conditions throughout their first year of transition to Durham University. I will be taking a qualitative longitudinal approach, conducting interviews as well as employing visual and/or diary methods. I am supervised by Professor Simon Forrest and Dr Kimberly Jamie.
• Health and Social Theory Research Group
• Higher Education and Social Inequality Research Group
- Chronic illness
- Young people's health
- Life transitions
- Higher education
- Qualitative methods