Welcome to the Language, Health, and Illness Research Group website!


We are a group of researchers from the University of Manitoba who specialize in research of the self and identity, particularly in the face of disability or illness. Our research uses a mixture of quantitative-statistical techniques and qualitative methodologies, with the majority of our team engaged in qualitative research.

This website is designed to provide information to our participants, as well as those individuals who have taken an interest in our findings.

Information about our team, current and past research activity, and how to contact us can all be found here. If you would like to participate in one of our research studies, please visit the ‘Contact Us’ section of the site and let us know which study you’re interested in!

Please feel free to give us any feedback on what you would like to see on our site.

Thank you for visiting!