2008 – 2013, Doctoral researcher at Goldsmiths, University of London.
- Recipient of four year Economic and Social Research Council studentship grant.
- Awarded the Radcliffe Brown and Firth Trust Fund for Social Anthropological Research.
‘Livelihoods Craft and Heritage: Transmissions of Knowledge in Cornish Fishing Villages’ (2013), Unpublished PhD thesis, University of London.
‘Reconstruction and Regeneration in a Cornish Fishing Port’, in Social Issues in Sustainable Fisheries Management (2014), Ed. Urquhart, J., Acott, T., Symes, D., and Zhao, M. Springer.
2013 – 2014, Postdoctoral Researcher, University of Kent.
‘Investigating displacement from London to Kent in the wake of welfare reforms’ (2014), Unpublished pilot study report, University of Kent.
2014 – 2016 Attended The Creative Writing Programme, New Writing South, Brighton.
2016, Awarded bursary to attend the Nature Writing course, The Arvon Foundation
2016, Awarded Free Read bursary from The Literacy Consultancy
2017 Shortlisted for the 2017-2018 Jerwood and Arvon Foundation Mentoring Programme
‘Galway Blues’ published in Watermarks: New Writing by Lido Lovers and Wild Swimmers (2016), Ed. Tanya Shadrick and Rachel Playforth, Frogmore Press.
‘Home Between Sea and Stone’ published in Cornish Short Stories: A Collection of Contemporary Writing (2018) Ed. Felicity Notley and Emma Timpany, The History Press
2016 – 2018 Working on ‘Pathways to Home’ (creative non-fiction book in progress)