Students Staff

6 November 2018

Call for contributions open to all University of Essex students, staff and alumni

Filed under: News — ckeitch @ 11.46 am

Following from the publication of the previous two volumes in our University of Essex Reader inclusivity series ( “LGBT+ Perspectives” in 2017, and “Race, Ethnicity and Inclusion” in 2018), we are now seeking contributions to our next interdisciplinary edited volume entitled “Health and Wellbeing”.

The volume, edited by Ilaria Boncori (Deputy Dean Education, Faculty of Humanities) and Tracey Loughran (Deputy Dean Research, Faculty of Humanities), will include short chapters written in a conversational yet academic tone by Essex staff and/or students and alumni for a wide audience (teachers, students, the public).

We would like to invite colleagues and students in all departments/professional services teams to send contributions based on research, teaching practice or personal experiences in the form of short academic essays (approximately 4000-5000 words including references). We welcome contributions on including, but not limited to:

  • Mental Health
  • Disability
  • Strategies to foster wellbeing
  • Health and wellbeing in Higher Education
  • Health and wellbeing in and through writing
  • Specific stages and related issues in one’s life (adolescence, menopause, dementia)
  • Parental or care leave
  • Workloads and work-related stress
  • Human resources management
  • Healthcare services
  • Community work
  • Human rights
  • Teaching and learning practices

Please don’t hesitate to get in touch with Ilaria ( or Tracey ( ) to discuss submission details or get more information regarding the edited volume.

The deadline for contributions is Thursday 28 February 2019.

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