Justin Williams – Doctoral Researcher
Justin Williams is PhD student at the University of Brighton’s Centre of Resilience for Social Justice with a strong affiliation to Boingboing. In line with Boingboing’s approach to resilience he believes in the power of changing the odds whilst also beating the odds. His research is a co-produced study looking at what employers can do to promote resilience in people with lived experience of the criminal justice system. Justin’s research is funded by the ESRC South Coast Doctoral Training Partnership (SCDTP).
This blog gives insights into a novel internship in which an undergraduate student from Quebec joined forces with Boingboing and a Phd student at the University of Brighton. Esme and Viktoria offer some top tips to anyone wanting to do an internship and also give a fascinating account of their partnership.
A full summary of findings from the research project ‘Climate change and mental health; A co-produced study with young people in Blackpool’.
Communication between autistic and non-autistic speakers: Gemma Williams introduces her fellowship research
Gemma is an autistic Early Career Researcher based at the Centre of Resilience for Social Justice, University of Brighton and a Boingboing volunteer. In this blog Gemma talks about her PhD research, and what she plans to do over the coming year of her fellowship under Prof. Angie Hart’s mentorship.
In this blog Debbie Hatfield, postdoctoral fellow with Boingboing and the Centre of Resilience for Social Justice, talks about her research and what she hopes it will achieve. Debbie’s work includes promoting and developing her PhD findings which looked at patient and public engagement and involvement for commissioning health services.
This research aims to open discussions with employers about how they can make positive interventions or resilient moves with ex-offenders in the workplace. You can find out more detail about the aims, objectives and background of the study here.