PhD research student
Miranda is a KESS1 sponsored PhD student researcher at the University of South Wales . She is part of the Faculty Of Life Sciences and Education in Dr Anne Fothergill’s team. Her PhD study will involve interviewing some of the group members and volunteer facilitators participating in the Mental Health Foundation’s project : Standing Together Cymru.
Prior to starting her PhD, Miranda founded Sharing Stories for Wellbeing, a therapeutic intervention designed to facilitate the sharing and saving of biographical stories at end of life.
A performance storyteller and writer, Miranda is passionate about the power of story in all its forms from informal anecdote though to formal interview and theatrical interpretation.
1Knowledge Economy Skills Scholarships (KESS) is a pan-Wales higher-level skills initiative led by Bangor University on behalf of the HE sectors in Wales. It is part funded by the Welsh Government’s European Social Fund (ESF) convergence programme for West Wales and the Valleys.