Starting my PhD: Part 2

Starting my PhD: Part 2

My Unique Position  As a researcher starting my PhD journey, observing and reflecting for myself and my research, it’s amazing how I’m starting in a unique time and place of my life. But being an Australian Muslim Woman with hearing loss, means I have many roles...
Peer Support Project!

Peer Support Project!

A while ago, I shared that I was working on a project about Peer Support (see: http://silentsigns.net/2019/03/26/peer-support-practice-review/#.XRwtp-gzbIU). Well that project has finished and I would like to share with you some of the exciting and amazing things that...
Starting my PhD!

Starting my PhD!

I have started my PhD this month! My PhD is under the Social Policy Research Centre at UNSW, same place where I have also worked at! While I enjoyed working on different research projects about disabilty for the last 2 years, I am grateful for the opportunity and...

Peer Support Practice Review

I have enjoyed working in this project! Check out the video that briefly explains the project: This project, led by researchers from the Australia and New Zealand School of Government (ANZSOG) and Social Policy Research Centre (SPRC) aims to build the...
Travelling alone as a Muslim woman in Australia

Travelling alone as a Muslim woman in Australia

“How old are you?” I got asked this question 3 times during my business trip. I recently travelled to Hobart, Darwin and Melbourne for work. I got asked how old I am, by 3 different men. All taxi drivers. All from different backgrounds. The first...
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