Scholars Board Members

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Sophia Lambert

University of Leeds
School of History
Understanding identity and assimilation through cemeteries: The Bradford Reform Jewish Community
I graduated with a BA in History from Leeds Beckett University, followed by an MA in Social and Cultural History…
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Sumayyah Patel

University of Leeds
School of Psychology
Characterising the Cognitive, Neurophysiological and Neuropsychological Profile of Multiple Myeloma Patients
I graduated with a BSc (Hons) in Psychology (with Industry) at the University of Leeds. I am currently completing a…
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Amirah Muhammad

University of York
Department of English and Related Literature
Contemporary Black British Speculative Fiction, the Afterlives of Empire and Black Futures
I graduated with a First in BA (Hons) BA English and American Literature from Goldsmiths, University of London, followed by…
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Amira Samatar

Sheffield Hallam University
College of Social Sciences and Humanities
Exploring the Experiences of Black women PGR students
My current research explores the educational experiences of Black women students in higher education and through my research and personal…
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Melissa Williams

University of York
Department of Politics
We are Here to Stay Inna Inglan: The Role of Britain’s Immigration Regime in the Un-Homing of Windrush Descendants
I am a Law (LLB), Applied Human Rights (MA) and Social Research (MA) graduate and current ESRC and Stuart Hall…
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Robert B Douglas

University of Sheffield
Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering
Optimizing the Chemical Depolymerization of Post-Consumer Polymers
I am a PhD student and a graduate teaching assistant at the University of Sheffield. My research title is: ‘Optimizing…
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Olivia Rochelle Joseph

University of Leeds
School of Psychology
Racialised hospital workers' experience of incivility, consequences for them and patient care
I graduated with a BSc (Hons) in Biomedical Science from De Montfort University, followed by an MRC awarded scholarship for…
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Beverley Thomas

University of Sheffield
School of English
Part 1: Creative Writing Collection of Short Stories - Loose Connections Part 2: Critical Review - Andrea Levy: Windrush, Trauma and Double Consciousness
Beverley is a full-time PhD researcher based within the School of English, at the University of Sheffield. She is doing…
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Zenab Eman Sabahat

University of Bradford
Department of Psychology
Examining cultural adaptions for family interventions with people of South Asian heritage experiencing psychosis
“There is no superiority for an Arab over a non-Arab, nor for a non-Arab over an Arab. Neither is the…
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Frederick Munda Kandala

University of Bradford
Social Sciences and Criminal Justice Studies
Social class, gender, race, and higher education: lived experiences of Black women academics in UK universities
I believe the YCEDE aims align with my research to address social inequality faced by BAME students and staff in…
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Anita Rutendo Chonzi

Sheffield Hallam University
Health, Wellbeing and Life Sciences
The impacts of sensory gardens for people living with dementia
I am student from Sheffield Hallam University. My research project is an Interpretive Phenomenological Analysis (IPA) which examines human experiences.…