Dr Louis Bailey is a Research Assistant for the None in Three Research project. Prior to this role, Louis worked as a Research Fellow in Medical Sociology at the University of Hull. His research to date has focused on aspects of physical and mental endurance and forms of resistance in the face of stigma, illness and trauma. He has extensive experience working with and for vulnerable and marginalised communities, and undertaking research which feeds into policy and practice.
Louis was the co-author of the Trans Mental Health and Well-Being Study (2012) which received an award from the Gender Identity and Research Education Society (GIRES) for its role in changing practice within NHS Gender Identity Services. His work has been published in a range of peer-review journals, including Mortality, Journal and New Review of Hypermedia and Multimedia and The History of Photography Journal, as well as academic anthologies (by Routledge, Jessica Kingsley and Polity Press) and third sector reports. Outside of academia, Louis is an artist and writer. He is currently at work on his first piece of creative non-fiction, The Night Run, an exploration of life on the edge through the emotional landscape of the dark peak. He is the co-founder and curator of ArtMob (https://www.artmob.co.uk).