Researcher of the Month

Bonaventure Chia is a PhD researcher in the school of Philosophy, Religion and History of Science at the University of Leeds. His current research focuses on Religious Extremism and Deradicalisation Programmes in Nigeria.    Tell us a little about your ‘research journey’ – how did you get to where you are...

  Grace Nwamah is a PhD student at the University of Leeds with the school of Philosophy, Religion and History of Science. Her research focuses on the ways in which religion can positively impact society. She is an assistant lecturer at Imo State University, Owerri, Nigeria. She received her BA...

Simon Hewitt is a lecturer in the School of Philosophy, Religion, and the History of Science at Leeds. He is particularly interested in the doctrine of God and political theology, and his latest book is Negative Theology and Philosophical Analysis: Only the Splendour of Light, published by Palgrave Macmillan. Tell...

Laura Wallace is a feminist researcher undertaking a PhD in the school of Philosophy, Religion and History of Science at the University of Leeds, funded by the White Rose College of the Arts and Humanities (WRoCAH). Originally from Dublin, Ireland, her research interests are in Irish studies of Catholicism, sex...

Charity Hamilton is a Methodist presbyter based in Middlesbrough with an interest in theologies of female embodiment, ill bodies, and eating. She is currently writing her Ph.D with Professor Rachel Muers, at the University of Leeds, on ‘Eating God: Female Bodies As Redemptive of God.’ Tell us a little about...

Dr Abel Ugba works in the School of Sociology and Social Policy at the University of Leeds. Dr Ugba’s expertise and interests centre on the sociology of religion; media and religion and media and migration. Dr Ugba is has recently led the UK arm of a transnational project on Pentecostal Africans,...