Who’s involved

The Research Group is made up of Wendy Taylor-Creek, Richard Parish, Glen Cambridge, Nick Barrett, Stephen Harmer, Nick Bennett, Sonia Liddiard, Martin Reed and Lesley Perry.

Sophie Parker (Rehabilitation Worker) and Sharon Buckland (Hub Co-ordinator) are the Headway Cambridgeshire staff working on the project with the Research Group.

We are working with local schools, universities, radio stations and researchers through this project and are proud to have formed these links with our community. You can see below who is involved in Impact! Brain injuries and World War I:

Claire Adler

Claire is our Heritage Mentor and Community Co-ordinator.

Chris Owen

Chris is an Honorary Senior Fellow at Cambridge School of Art and is working with students at ARU who will produce and illustrate the posters promoting our research on Cambridge Stagecoach buses.

Chris Draper

Chris is Head of Illustration, Cambridge School of Art at Anglia Ruskin University. He is working with students at ARU who will produce and illustrate the posters promoting our research on Cambridge Stagecoach buses.

Kay Blayney

Kay is a Creative Education Specialist who is a Governor at Coleridge School. She is working with students at Coleridge and Netherhall Schools who will write and perform dramatic monologues that tell the stories we uncover in our research.

Leigh Chambers

Leigh is a presenter at Cambridge 105. She is helping us to write and record a podcast which showcases our project and research.

Sarah Baylis

Sarah is a professional researcher, helping us gather our research and co-ordinating our volunteer researchers.

Derek Boyes

Derek is a writer/director who graduated in 2004 from the National Film and Television School. His short film 'The Happiness Thief' premiered in competition at Cannes that same year and went on to play at film festivals across the globe. He has also directed a variety of shorts for Screen South, the BBC and the Bfi while developing a slate of imaginative feature films.

As a brain injured person it can sometimes be hard to feel positive about your progress but the gym instructor at Headway Cambridgeshire pushes me in the right direction and helps me to feel more enthusiastic about what I am able to achieve and what I might achieve in the future.