Andrew Watt

Andrew Watt

  • awatt1 at bournemouth dot ac dot uk
  • Lecturer in Sport Therapy and Physiotherapy
  • BGB
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Andy joined Bournemouth University in 2020 to complete a Masters by Research, developing innovative measurement techniques for spinal stiffness. In 2022 he converted this to study towards a PhD in the same topic and joined the Department of Rehabilitation and Sport Sciences at BU as a Lecturer in Sport Therapy and Physiotherapy. With a background in mechanical engineering before retraining as a physiotherapist, Andy’s research focuses on integrating engineering principles into the field of musculoskeletal therapy.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person's work contributes towards the following SDGs:

Good health and well-being

"Ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages"

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Quality education

"Ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all"

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  • BSc (Hons) in Physiotherapy (Bournemouth University, 2018)
  • MEng in Mechanical Engineering (University of Bath, 2015)


  • Fellow (Higher Education Academy, 2022)


  • Health and Care Professions Council, Member (2018-),