Andy Pulman

Dr Andy Pulman

  • 01202 962420
  • apulman at bournemouth dot ac dot uk
  • Staff Intranet & Projects Manager
  • Talbot House T120, Talbot Campus, Fern Barrow, Poole, BH12 5BB
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Dr Andy Pulman is Staff Intranet and Projects Manager at Bournemouth University (HR & Organisational Development).

Andy has been nominated for several awards during his career and is also the author of a number of articles on technology, health and eLearning in addition to a pocket study skills book - Blogs, Wikis, Podcasts & More - which was published in 2009. Since 2011 Andy has also self-published a number of iPhone and Android Mobile Apps including the Type 1 diabetes friend: alcohol guide (December 2012) which aimed to help young people with type 1 diabetes find out what to do to keep safe and how alcohol could affect their body (co-created with the Poole Hospital Diabetes Centre as a part of his PhD research).

Andy’s research interests include digital professionalism, the use of technology to improve health, empathy and dignity through technology, the use and integration of apps for education and health and interesting technology related phenomena like divided attention disorder.


How Young People With Type 1 Diabetes Engage With Technology To Influence Quality Of Life

Journal Articles



  • Pulman, A., Hill, J and Masding, M, 2013. Reconsidering your perceptions: exploring the lifeworld of a young person with type 1 diabetes. In: Diabetes UK Professional Conference 13-15 March 2013 Manchester, England.
  • Pulman, A., Hill, J. and Masding, M., 2013. The development of an innovative mobile phone app for type 1 diabetes alcohol education. In: Diabetes UK Professional Conference 13-15 March 2013 Manchester.
  • Pulman, A., Hill, J and Masding, M, 2013. Why haven’t YOU thought of that? Over 15 great mobile app ideas for improving the quality of life of a young person with type 1 diabetes. In: Diabetes UK Professional Conference 13-15 March 2013 Manchester.
  • Pulman, A., Galvin, K.T., Hutchings, M., Todres, L., Quinney, A., Ellis-Hill, C. and Atkins, P., 2011. Using lifeworld-led multimedia to enhance learning. In: Greener, S. and Rospigliosi, A., eds. 10th European Conference on e-Learning 10-11 November 2011 University of Brighton, UK. Reading: Academic Publishing Limited.
  • Hutchings, M., Galvin, K.T., Todres, L., Quinney, A., Pulman, A. and Ellis-Hill, C., 2011. Making connections: using technology to enhance learning about the head, heart and hand. In: Second International Conference on Compassionate Care 23-24 June 2011 Edinburgh Napier University, Edinburgh.
  • Hutchings, M., Galvin, K.T., Todres, L., Pulman, A. and Quinney, A., 2011. Transforming practices through developing a transprofessional curriculum: a multi-faceted model of change. In: Higher Education Academy Annual Conference 5-6 July 2011 East Midlands Conference Centre, Nottingham.
  • Pulman, A., 2009. Barriers to a Virtual Europe. In: Remenyi, D.D., ed. ECEL 2009: The 8th European Conference on e-Learning 29-30 October 2009 Bari, Italy. Reading, England: Academic Publishing Limited, 466-472.
  • Pulman, A., 2009. Mobile Technology as a mechanism for delivering improved Quality of Life. In: Handheld Learning 2009 5-7 October 2009 London.
  • Pulman, A. and Shufflebottom, M., 2009. A Virtual Infection Control Simulation – the development of a serious game in the health care sector. In: Petrovic, O. and Brand, A., eds. Serious Games on the Move 2008 Conference Proceedings. 23-24 June 2008 Cambridge. Springer.
  • Pulman, A., 2008. The Nintendo DS as an assistive technology tool for health and social care students. In: mLearn2008 Conference Proceedings 8-10 October 2008 University of Wolverhampton, School of Computing and IT, England. 256-263.
  • Pulman, A., 2008. Web 2.0 @ BU – Use of Wikis within the School of Health & Social Care. In: 3rd Plymouth e-Learning Conference 4 April 2008 University of Plymouth, UK.
  • Pulman, A., 2007. On The Road To Virtual Europe. In: 6th European Conference on e-Learning 4-5 October 2007 Copenhagen Business School, Copenhagen, Denmark. Reading: Academic Conferences International.
  • Pulman, A., 2007. Does a handheld gaming device make an effective assistive technology tool? In: ALT-C 2007 3-6 September 2007 University of Nottingham, UK.
  • Pulman, A. and Worth, A., 2006. Blogging @ Bournemouth University: next generation implications. In: ALT-C 2006 - the next generation 5-7 September 2006 Edinburgh, Scotland.
  • Pulman, A., 2005. From a distance: relieving the pain barrier of e-learning. In: ALT-C 2005: exploring the frontiers of e-learning - borders, outposts and migration 6-8 September 2005 Manchester.
  • Pulman, A., 2004. Developing a Masters unit in managing low back pain using e-learning. In: Cohehre Conference 2004: The Role of Complementary Approaches In Health Education - The Client-Centred Practice 21-25 April 2004 Bad Elster, Germany.
  • Pulman, A. and Scammell, J., 2004. Tales from our e-learning journey. In: Bournemouth University Learning and Teaching Conference: flexible learning - how far have we come? 5-6 July 2004 Bournemouth.
  • Taylor, J., Pulman, A., Galvin, K. and Masding, M.. Designing mobile applications to support type 1 diabetes education. In: M-learn 2012 16-18 October 2012 Helsinki, Finland.



  • PhD in Health/Technology (Bournemouth University, 2016)
  • MA in Interactive Media (Bournemouth University, 2005)
  • HND in Graphic Design (Arts University Bournemouth, 2003)
  • HNC in Graphic Design (Arts University Bournemouth, 2002)


  • Nominee - Special Needs - Innovation Award (Handheld Learning Awards, 2008)
  • Co-finalist - Johnson & Johnson Award for Excellence in Midwifery Education (RCM Midwifery Awards, 2010)
  • Learning and Teaching Fellowship (Bournemouth University, 2006)
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