Victoria Christodoulides is an SWDTP scholarship PhD student within the Health Department at the University of Bath. Victoria's project focuses on co-exploring how childhood trauma recovery literacies impact understanding and practising of recovery beyond the biomedical. Using co-constructive Participatory Action arts based approaches, Victoria looks to explore how informal public pedagogical spaces can support this extension. Victoria is utilising an interdisciplinary perspective incorporating sociology, policy and the arts with expertise from Universities at Bath and UWE. Working collaboratively with external organisations the project will develop an engaging experience through an exhibition examining these questions within public space. Victoria engages with post-qualitative inquiry and feminist new materialist thought to support the re-imagination of how recovery literacies are conceptualised and utilised, with particular attention to affective pedagogies.
Research interests: Collaborative opportunities which encourage stakeholder management, extending policy boundaries, mixed methods, qualitative research, creative and innovative approaches to research and dissemination, user-led, participatory action research.
Victoria has been accepted onto two external project's Codeswitch and IKEEP. The Codeswitch programme is a collaboration between two associate researchers to scope, plan and deliver a project with an external organization using recognised consultancy and project management tools and techniques to identify and manage project stakeholders.
SETsquared training for IKEEP programme: a) Core concepts of innovation and intrapreneurship, built around the “Design Sprint” model; b) Understanding business through Business Modelling; c) The challenge of managing innovation; d) Communication skills in a business context
Victoria has supported a funded project Active Recovery promoting the wellbeing for survivors of childhood trauma with various activities.
Victoria has also supported other funded projects she has supported includes examining women's identity in low socioeconomic areas through somatic work.
Health, Master of Research, MRES Health and Wellbeing, University of Bath
Award Date: 15 Nov 2018
Education, Bachelor of Arts, Coach Education and Sports Development, University of Bath
Award Date: 27 Jun 2012
- B Philosophy (General)
- L Education (General)
- H Social Sciences (General)
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