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Sheila Jeanne Gewolb


Position: Postgraduate Researcher Email:
Area: Centre for Language and Communication Research

PhD Research

Discourse analytic study into how the over 50s speak about being older in the workplace and their views about retirement. Focus group and semi-structured interviews conducted in Cardiff and London.

Supervisor: Dr. Virpi Ylanne

Academic Background

BA in Communication from Cardiff in 2008.

Conferences, Symposia and Seminars

Paper presented at  i-mean@uwe3 conference – Bristol April 2013:                                            
“You have to be honest with yourself you can’t do everything you would like to do”: Older workers’ age-identity construction.”