Centre for Sikh and Panjabi Studies
Meet our Doctoral Students
Supreet’s thesis is titled “My parents do not understand my diagnosis… they think it’s not real”: Understandings and Perceptions of Mental Well-being amongst Sikhs in the UK. Her research explores investigating potential barriers in seeking professional help in relation to mental well-being amongst Sikhs in the UK.
Surpreet Kaur Uppal
Avneet is exploring alcohol abuse among the Panjabi Sikh community in the Midlands.
Avneet Singh Hunjan
Narinder’s work begins on the premise 'not to seek to follow in the footsteps of the wise; rather seek what they sought'. Her research intertwines an autoethnographical and practice based approach to gurbani kirtan, the musical prayer in the Sikh tradition, to uncover ways in which its practice, teaching and playing shapes Sikh identity and Sikhi.
Narinder Kaur Bring
Menisha’s research focuses on investigating attitudes within the Indian diaspora on digital technology, body image and mental wellbeing. Menisha’s research will contribute evidence based material on the topic which would benefit clinical settings and the community.