Arun Verma

Arun Verma is a PhD researcher at the University of Dundee. He graduated with a BSc (Honours) in Psychology  from University of Portsmouth in 2010. He has completed an MSc in Clinical Applications of Psychology at Kingston University in 2013 and is completing a HEA Mike Baker PhD in Social Psychology/Medical Education using Qualitative Methods. His PhD explores retention and success in healthcare education and how that interplays with gendered identities in male and female-dominated healthcare environments.

On Arun’s journey of innovation and learning, he has become a part-time tutor, director of a Sex, Sexuality & Gender Research Hub, research editor for a newsletter, blog contributor, reviewer for one of the internationally leading education journals, Piirus pioneer for an exciting new social media site for researchers, and is in the process of setting up an Equality & Diversity consultancy. He also won national and international awards and grants to support his research and learning. Verma is going to be completing his PhD in 2016 and is looking for teaching and research opportunities in the areas of Qualitative and Social Psychology, and Medical Education.

Arun sits on the editorial board of Psychreg Journal of Psychology. You can follow him on Twitter . To learn more about him, you can visit his website

Published: 12 October 2015

Last update: 25 July 2017

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