Getting out and talking to folks!

June brought with it my first opportunity to talk about the Suicide in/as Politics project at a conference. Conferences provide such a wonderful opportuity to get feedback on works that are still on-going and help you to think differently about them, as well as being a bit of a faster …

Are you writing in your ‘phone voice’?

The Suicide in/as Politics project was designed to look at suicide in new creative, critical and political ways. We are currently writing our ethics application for some arts-based community workshops that will (hopefully!) be happening later this year. Whilst preparing for this part of the research, myself and my colleagues …

The Qualities of Qualitative Suicide Research

As suicide research is dominated by quantitative studies (Hjelmeland and Knizek, 2010; Testoni, Vincenzo and Zamperini, 2021), whenever I come across a new qualitative paper in suicidology, it’s exciting! This is how I first felt when I came across “What Can We Learn From First-Person Narratives?” The Case of Nonfatal …