Joshua Walmsley

Joshua Walmsley

Thesis title: Contesting the preventive state? Toward the socio-genesis of counter-radicalisation expertise Abstract: How did some social workers and civil servants in parts of northern Europe gain recognition as experts in investigating and reversing the trajectories...
Bryher Bowness

Bryher Bowness

Thesis title: Involving informal carers in research: exploring the experiences of family/ friends of individuals with mental health problems and creating change through the Recovery College Abstract: Background Recovery Colleges are part of a global innovation to...
Julia Haas

Julia Haas

Thesis title: University peer support: Can non-professional interventions improve student mental health and wellbeing? Abstract: Student mental health and wellbeing are areas of concern in higher education. Universities report a 94% increase in demand for counselling...
Anna-Theresa Jieman

Anna-Theresa Jieman

Thesis title: Black Women’s Identity and Depression (BWID) Study Abstract: Drawing on the framework of intersectionality in general and the Strong Black woman schema, we will investigate how and why gender and race might work together to shape the experience,...

Sophie Whitehead

Thesis title: Everyone’s Invited: examining the conditions and possibilities of the online platform against rape culture Abstract: This project uses a critical feminist lens to understand the conditions in which the Everyone’s Invited platform against rape...

Zoe Chui

Thesis title: Ethnicity and exposure to workplace violence for hospital-based and community nurses Abstract: As the NHS is suffering its worst ever staffing crisis, several non-UK studies have found that a key detrimental factor in recruitment and retention is...
Orit Kopel

Orit Kopel

Thesis title: In the Face of Privacy: Police Use of Live Facial Recognition Technology Abstract: Live Facial Recognition (LFR) is an Artificial Intelligence technology based on mapping the faces of individuals in crowds by using real-time video imagery and extracting...
Naomi Smart

Naomi Smart

Thesis title: Communication, Embodiment, and Learning in Voluntary Communities of Practice Abstract: This project will examine, through ethnographic observation, how individuals become ‘legitimate’ members of voluntary Communities of Practice. Taking as its focus arts...
Liam Arnull

Liam Arnull

Thesis title: Treating Queerness: The Politics and Policy of Conversion ‘Therapy’ in the UK since 1861 Abstract: Little research has been undertaken over queer conversion ‘therapy’ policy in the UK and this research aims to fill this gap. Conversion efforts (physical,...
Katrin Hoffmann

Katrin Hoffmann

Thesis title: Resilience on the individual and community level in the face of adversity – an ethnographic approach to shed light on current controversies around PTSD and culture Abstract: There is a controversy around PTSD across cultures (e.g. Gilmoor et al., 2019)....

Natasha Chilman

Thesis title: A mixed-methods study of mental and physical health inequalities in people who have experienced social exclusion Abstract: ‘Social exclusion’ describes the process whereby certain groups are excluded frommainstream society. People who have experienced...
Mara Wendebourg

Mara Wendebourg

Thesis title: Science-Policy Interfaces and Risk Governance in International Environmental Law Abstract: Mara is a PhD candidate at the Law School of King’s College London. Her research focuses on international environmental law and law of the sea, looking at how risk...