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Personal Development

Research experience

Research Associate Chronic Headache Education and Self-management Study (CHESS), Warwick Clinical Trials Unit, University of Warwick. Funded by the National Institute Health Research September 2015 – November 2015

Research Associate The Warwick Dystonia Self Management Study (WADSS), Warwick Clinical Trials Unit. Funded by The Dystonia Society May 2014 - June 2015


Co-organiser Warwick-Monash Alliance corporation, University of Warwick, Autumn term 2012

Conference presentations

Abstract accepted for an oral presentation in Pecha-Kucha format, Medical Sociology Group 46th Annnual British Sociological Association Conference, Aston University, Birmingham, September 2014

Conference poster presentions

'Investigating healthcare in the construction of patients' experience of physical disability: a case study of dystonia patients and healthcare practitioners in England', Warwick Medical School Research Student Symposium 2014, Warwick Medical School, University of Warwick, May 2014

Conferences attended

Medical Sociology Group 45th Annnual British Sociological Association Conference, University of York, September 2013

International Association of Critical Realism Conference, University of Nottingham, July 2013

ESRC First Year Student Conference, London School of Economics, February 2013

1st Annual Conference Nottingham-Birmingham-Warwick DTC Student Conference, University of Nottingham, November 2012

Teaching courses

'Introduction to Teaching and Learning in Higher Education' workshop, University of Warwick, November 2013

Seminars, training events and Research Student Skills Programme Workshops attended at the University of Warwick

Doctoral Training Centre (DTC) seminars

'The Practice of Social Research’, ‘Philosophies of Social Science Research’ and ‘Qualitative Research Methods' - Autumn 2012 - Spring 2013

Research training events (computer)

'Nvivo 10 - working with data', June 2014

'Nvivo 10- an overview', September 2013

'Organising References Using Endnote', December 2012

Research training

'Introduction to Research at Warwick', June 2014, University of Warwick

Research Student Skills Programme Workshops

'Effective Literature Searching'. May 2014

'Poster Design and Creation', March 2014

'Understanding Academic Writing: grammatical accuracy, morphology and syntax', November 2013

‘Understanding the Upgrade Progress', May 2013

Ethics training

'Research Ethics Training', Warwick Medical School, May 2014

'Good Clinical Practice', Warwick Clinical Trials Unit, May 2014

Professional development

'Internet Profiling/Digital Technologies', July 2014, Warwick Medical School

'Online Writing Workshop' (blogging and making an impact with research), July 2014, University of Warwick

Completed work

Upgraded from MPhil to PhD status, Warwick Medical School, June 2013

Passed assignments in the following DTC training modules: 'The Practice of Social Research’, ‘Philosophies of Social Science Research’ and ‘Qualitative Research Methods', Autumn 2012 - Spring 2013

Useful Links

Graduate School Portal