New Chronic Kidney Disease DrawingOut workshop and booklet

December 17, 2019

A new booklet about Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) based on the DrawingOut method has been produced. It uses the artwork and words of young adults with this disease, and of specialists who support them. The Workshop The workshop was based on The DrawingOut method. Participants were invited to use drawing and collage to illustrate their […]

New journal article based on the DrawingOut method published

September 16, 2019

This new journal article in Human Reproduction describes how DrawingOut was used to find out how women from Black and minority ethnic backgrounds experience infertility. You can find it here:

Graphic Medicine conference 2019 in Brighton

June 21, 2019

Lisa El Refaie will be presenting a paper about the visual metaphors produced by participants in two of our DrawingOut workshops (Friday, 12 July 2019, 14.00). The main argument is that such visual metaphors can often express the unique experiences of individual patients more accurately than verbal language. Find more information about Graphic Medicine and […]

DrawingOut at the Fertility Fest 2019

April 30, 2019

We were at the Fertility Fest 2019, in the Barbican – London. We discussed race, religion and reproduction, and talked about our work with women from a minority ethnic and/or religious background. Read all about the event here:

Experiences of Endometriosis in Wales

March 26, 2019

 This project was done in collaboration with the Welsh Government and was conducted by an undergraduate students and a group of female academics at Cardiff University. It set out to understand experiences of  living with endometirosis in Wales. Outputs Experiences of Endometriosis in Wales booklet The women involved A group of fourteen women living in […]

Thorns and Flowers – Infertility experiences of Black and Minority Ethnic Women

This project was carried out by an interdisciplinary team of female researchers at Cardiff and Aberystwyth universities and set out to understand the infertility experiences of Black and Minority Ethnic (BME) Women using their own words and artwork. This project was the winner of the Welsh Crucible/Learned Society of Wales Award and was set up to find out: […]