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Tanvir Bush – Bath Spa University

Personal statement

TTanvir Bush is a Research Fellow on both Bath Spa University’s Wellcome-funded ‘We Are The People Project’ and the UKRI funded ‘Sensing Climate Project’ hosted by Exeter University. 

Tanvir is currently the co-chair of the Empathy and Writing research group, an interdisciplinary research group based within the College of Liberal Arts with both local and international members.

Tanvir is also the instigator of the SenseAbility festival - a collaboration between Bath Spa University and The Pound Arts centre.

Her first novel Witch Girl was published in 2015 in South Africa and her second CULL, a dark satire on the current welfare system, was published to critical acclaim in January 2019.

Academic qualifications

  • PhD
  • MA
  • BA (Hons)

Professional memberships

  • Society of Authors

Other external roles

  • Founder and facilitator - Creative Writing Laboratory, a community initiative for health and well-being based at the Springfield Community Centre in Corsham
  • Instigator and co-chair (with Dr Stuart Read) - Disabled Staff Network and Disability Action Group, Bath Spa University
  • Corsham Town Councillor.

Contact Tanvir about

  • Information around the 'We Are the People Project'.
  • Information around the 'Sensing Climate Project'.
  • Collaborative research and events around public engagement, disability, arts and activism.

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