In her book Meeting the Universe Halfway: Quantum Physics and the Entanglement of Matter and Meaning Karen Barad asserts that knowledge making is not a mediated activity. Although I am persuaded, a recent conversation about my (ongoing) doctoral research prompted my companion to counter, “But your data suggest otherwise.” In my study about the emergence of professional knowing in paediatric… Read more →
I am currently undertaking ESRC funded doctoral study in the University of Stirling, examining professional knowledge and education in health care for paediatric diabetes. My research focuses on sociomaterial approaches, primarily the work of Karen Barad, in order to investigate how sociomaterial entanglements produce particular phenomena. A key emphasis is the nature of connections between new technologies, treatment regimens, practices and people.
Alongside my PhD research I work as a Fellow in Medical Education in the University of Edinburgh, and I am an affiliated student supporting the Code Acts in Education seminar series Universities of Stirling and Edinburgh), exploring how computer code is interwoven with educational processes, institutions and practices.