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Ruby Kirby

  • University Of Huddersfield Queensgate Huddersfield HD13DH

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Biography

Ruby has a wide experience within adult nursing, working mainly in Gastro and acute med/surg care at St James Hospital, Leeds but also with knowledge of elderly and emergency care. 

Following their passion of feminist and queer theory, Ruby completed a Masters in Gender Studies in 2019, writing on ethical issues in nursing practice, intimacy, transphobia and autonomy through a number of "post-structuralist" lenses. 

Moving toward their PhD, their academic interests include: sexualities and intimacies; care and gender idenitity; applications of queer theory into nursing practice, and institutional whiteness. 

Research Expertise and Interests

  • Gender Studies
  • Nursing Practice
  • Sexuality and Gender Identity
  • HIV
  • Care Ethics
  • Decoloniality
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