Laura Harvey is a Research Assistant at Brunel University. Her work takes an interdisciplinary approach, drawing on social psychology, sociology, gender studies and cultural studies. She has just finished her doctoral thesis, which looked at the negotiation and representation of condom use in the UK. This project continues a theme in Laura’s work around the relationship between cultural representations and everyday life. Laura is particularly interested in feminist methodologies, discourse analysis and understanding inequalities.
She has published work on cultural representations of gender and qualitative methodologies. Laura recently worked on a research project for the NSPCC with King’s College London, Institute of Education and the London School of Economics on young people and mobile technologies.