Julie Hulme

Inclusion, mental health and innovation
Keele University, UK

Dr Julie Hulme is a UK National Teaching Fellow and Principal Fellow of the Higher Education Academy. A psychologist, she aims to make a difference within higher education through applying psychological theories to researching and enhancing inclusion within higher education settings. Julie’s work recognises the importance of belonging to learning and teaching, for both staff and students, and seeks to help both individuals and institutions to create learning environments which foster a sense of community and social engagement for everyone. Her most recent research has focused on the experiences of students with disabilities at university, bullying in higher education, student transitions, and facilitating innovation as a way of promoting inclusion and teaching excellence. An experienced university teacher, educational leader, and academic developer, Julie is currently a Reader in Psychology and Director of Education at Keele University, UK.