The group seeks to understand and explore and enhance the role bodies play in our performance as human beings, practitioners, researchers and educators.
Find out more about the people behind our research.
Will the place and importance of our human bodies be further minimised as our activities move online?
We investigate the role our body plays in sensing, perceiving, deciphering, understanding and interacting with the world around us.
The group has been working together for the last couple of years on different projects, with the most recent being the fourth annual one day conference focusing on the connection between the body and social work. Details of the events can be found below.
The body is our greatest sensor and can often tell us about our reality and how we experience it more than our brain.
How do the pressures of the ‘correct’ and the ‘desired’ bodies impact our well-being and mental health and that of the people we work with as social workers?