Modern History student talks about untold histories at TEDxMacquarie

Modern History student talks about untold histories at TEDxMacquarie

Cheryl has also conducted oral history research into HIV-positive men’s memories of the epidemic in New Zealand, and completed her Master’s thesis: ‘Wounded Bodies and Illness Narratives: a History of Attitudes and Behaviour Towards HIV-Positive Homosexual Men in New Zealand Between 1983 and 1997’ at the University of Waikato in 2011. An article from this research, ‘HIV Illness Narratives in New Zealand: The Significance of the Experiences of HIV-Positive Homosexual Men Between 1983 and 1997’ was published in Health and History in 2013.

Cheryl won the Macquarie University 3-Minute Thesis (3MT) Competition in 2014 and represented Macquarie at the Trans-Tasman Championships.

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