Awards and Other Scholarly Activity

Awards and Prizes

  • 2017: Nominated for a VC Staff Excellence Award
  • 2015: Winner of the Human Relations ‘Paper of the Year Award’ 2015 for ‘Liminality, space and the importance of ‘transitory dwelling places’ at work’ Human Relations, (ABS: 4*)
  • 2014: Awarded the status of Fellow for the Higher Education Academy, UK
  • 2011: Learning and Teaching Fellowship, University of the West of England
  • 2008: Fourth Art of Management and Organization Conference: Bursary Winner
  • 2008: Runner-Up Prize for Best Photograph – ESRC Real Life Methods Exhibition 2008, University of Manchester
  • 2006: Prize for Best Research Poster – ESRC Research Methods Festival 2006, University of Oxford

 Esteem Contributions and Achievements in Academic Activit

  • 2017 – PhD invited internal principal reviewer for Bristol Business School, University of the West of England
  • 2017 – ongoing: Invited Visiting Research Fellow at the University of Utrecht, School of Governance, The Netherlands. Post includes meeting PhD students, guest lectures, working with staff on research and teaching related collaborations
  • 2010 – 2015: SCOS Membership Secretary and Executive Board Member – Standing Conference on Organizational Symbolism – managed membership details for the Board and wider SCOS community c.890 members, disseminated SCOS activity, co-ordinated annual marketing and the advertising of conferences in various European locations: Barcelona 2012; Warsaw 2013; Utrecht 2014; Nottingham 2015
  • 2013: PhD – external examiner for a Doctorate in Social Science at the University of Leicester, August 2013
  • 2009 – ongoing: Reviewer for peer-reviewed books, textbooks and journals including; Human Relations; Organization Studies; Journal of Management Inquiry; Culture and Organization; Sociological Research Online; TAMARA Journal of Critical Postmodern Organization Science; Organization Management Journal.

Supervision, External Examination, Coaching and Mentoring Activities

  • 2013 – 2018 External Examiner and Award Examiner for the University of Portsmouth – undergraduate dissertation/project/work-based learning units within Organisation Studies/ Human Resource Management clusters
  • 2016 – ongoing Chair of the UWE Bristol Women Researchers Mentoring Scheme
  • 2015 – Developing Career Researchers Forum DCRF, UWE FBL: Member of the Organising Committee
  • 2013 – 2015 External Moderator for the ‘Managing into the Future’ module, with partner UWE Colleges across the UK
  • 2011 – External Academic Reviewer for the University of Essex – part of the Business and Management Periodic Review Board for Colchester Institute
  • Academic Personal Tutoring – pastoral care, mentoring and supporting undergraduate Business and International Management students
  • Dissertation supervision for Business and International Management/ Business and Marketing undergraduate students. Dissertation supervision for MSc International Management postgraduate students and MSc Leadership and Management students
  • Experience of coaching and mentoring within Higher and Secondary Education

Professional Roles and Membership

  • 2010 – 2015: Executive Board Member and Membership Secretary – Standing Conference on Organizational Symbolism (SCOS)
  • 2014 – 2015: Ethics Committee Member, UWE, FBL
  • Current: Executive Member of inVisio – a global network of visual researchers and practitioners
  • Current: Higher Education Academy (HEA)