Senior Lecturer - teaching and research
Teaching - hearing voices, reflective/reflexive practice, mindfulness, emotional intelligence, sociology and psychology of health, evidence-based practice, coproduction and codesign, research methodologies, qualitative research, mental health, psychosocial practice
Module lead - Evidence in Nursing Practice, BSc nursing
Module lead - Level 7 research module, CPD
Postgraduate supervision, MSc paramedicine; MA public health
Pedagogical interests - identity formation in mental health practitioners, practice cultures and theory-practice gap, mature learners, diversity
Research interests - Dr Timothy Buescher is a senior lecturer in mental health, with interests in subjective experience in mental health research, teaching, and practice. employing overtly subjective postqualitative research methodologies. In particular, autoethnography, participatory, and arts-based approaches. His doctoral work concerned family help-seeking for compulsive hoarding.
Senior lecturer in mental health nursing, Nottingham Trent University, May 2021 – present
Lecturer in mental health nursing, University of Hull, April 2016 – May 2021
Specialist practitioner, Psychosis Service for Young People in Hull and East Riding (PSYPHER), Humber NHS Foundation Trust, 2013-2016
Dr Timothy Buescher is a senior lecturer in mental health, with interests in subjective experience in mental health research, teaching, and practice. employing overtly subjective postqualitative research methodologies. In particular, autoethnography, participatory, and arts-based approaches. His doctoral work concerned family help-seeking for compulsive hoarding.
Current work is concerned with spiritual crisis and emergence, and objects, place and belonging in mental health
QR funding to explore cross-disciplinary collaboration in exploring accessibility to encourage and develop participatory work in emotional wellbeing and mental health. (internal funding, NTU) (£1875) (awarded January 2022)
MRC/ESRC/AHRC Adolescence, Mental Health and the Developing Mind: Building Capability through Methodological Innovation (350,000-500,000) PI Mathew Nyashanu. This study is therefore set to develop an innovative intervention to support mental health well-being among black adolescents in Birmingham, Manchester, and Nottingham. Full proposal 20th January
Sociological and Psychological Approaches to Research into long-term Conditions (SPARC) scholarship cluster on multimorbidity (“perfect storm” proposal) (2018) (internal funding, University of Hull) (3 PhD scholarships)
The Un-tiques roadshow. Impact Acceleration Fund (internal funding, UofH) (£3990) (awarded 8th November 2019)
Khaldoon Obiedate with Dr Andrea Hilton and Dr Jacquie White: What is the role of psychoeducational program in improving medication adherence behaviour in people with schizophrenia and bipolar illness in Jordan. completing 2022.
Organising committee, international Conference of Autoethnography (ICAE), 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022
Organising committee, Creative Bridges conference, 2021
Assistant editor, Liric journal, a peer-reviewed publication for Lapidus, the organisation for creative writing for wellbeing. 2021-
Peer review for Elsevier (Journal of Affective Disorders), Taylor and Francis (Brain and Behaviour; International Journal of Sport and Exercise Psychology)
Buescher, T. and McGugan, S. (2022) Standing out on the margins: Mental health nursing student identity and core modules. Issues in mental health nursing (Accepted 31st January 2022)
Westoby, C.A. Dyson, J. Cowdell, F. and Buescher, T.P. (2021) What are the barriers and facilitators to success for female academics in UK HEIs? A narrative review. Gender and Education. https://doi.org/10.1080/09540253.2021.1884198
Büscher, T.P. Dyson, J. and Cowdell, F. (2014) The impact of hoarding disorder on families: an integrative review. Journal of Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing 21 (6) p491-498. https://doi.org/10.1111/jpm.12098
Buescher, T. Home Front Room: A health and safety audit. International Conference of Autoethnography. 21st July 2020 [online]
Buescher, T. A shared silence. 6th British International Autoethnography Conference. 22nd July 2019, Harborside, Bristol.
Buescher, T. Uses and abuses of performance in a collaborative doctoral project: intention and motivation. Public Engagement and Performance Conference 2019. 29th March 2019, Hepworth Gallery, Wakefield.
Buescher, T. Effects of compulsive hoarding and the search for help as experienced by one family member and one researcher. Critical Voices in Mental Health: Beyond recovery. 14th November 2018, University College Cork.
Buescher, T. What are your findings? Personal quests for meaning in a collaborative research project. Oral presentation. 5th British International Autoethnography Conference. 23rd July 2018, Arnolfini, Bristol.
Buescher, T. and Pallett, T. Charting collaborative explorations of compulsive hoarding. Oral presentation. Public Engagement and Performance Conference. March 2017, YHA, York.
Buescher, T. Families and Stuff – A view of compulsive hoarding from the inside. Oral presentation. Public Engagement and Performance Conference, March 2015, YHA, York.
Buescher, T. Royal College of Nursing International Research Conference. How Compulsive Hoarding Affects Family Relationship. Poster presentation. University of Glasgow, April 2014 – Prize winner – poster of the day.
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