Catherine Angell

Dr Catherine Angell

  • 01202 961543
  • cangell at bournemouth dot ac dot uk
  • Senior Academic in Midwifery
  • Royal London House R609, Christchurch Road, Bournemouth, BH1 3LT
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I teach across a number of Midwifery units, particularly in the areas of infant feeding and research appreciation.


My research interests are in infant feeding and learning technology/learning behaviours

Journal Articles


  • Donaldson, I. and Angell, C., 2016. It's more than just ticking boxes: What is the impact of online assessment of practice on feedback to students? In: Use of Digital Technologies to assess the professional practice of Nurses, Midwives and Allied Health Professionals 24 February 2016 UK Headquarters of Rackspace, Hayes, London, UK.
  • Cash, M., Luce, A., Hundley, V., van Teijlingen, E., Angell, C. and Cheyne, H., 2013. The Portrayal of Childbirth in the Mass Media. In: Reimagining Birth International Symposium 2-3 July 2013 University College Dublin.
  • Angell, C., 2010. ‘Special baby milk’ What are primary school children’s perceptions of infant feeding,. In: South West Breastfeeding Conference 4 May 2010 Bournemouth.
  • Angell, C. and angell, C., 2010. ‘Special baby milk’ What are primary school children’s perceptions of infant feeding,. In: International Lactation Consultants Conference 24 March 2010 Leeds.



  • Angell, C., 2009. Primary school children's perceptions of infant feeding: exploring their awareness using an adapted'draw and write' method. PhD Thesis. Bournemouth University; Health and Social Care.

PhD Students

  • Layla Toomer
  • Preeti Mahato
  • Michelle Irving, 2018. How do independent midwives keep birth normal?
  • Hannah Haydock. Stable isotopes as an indication of weaning age in post-medieval to modern populations
  • Sheetal Sharma, 2017. Mixed–methods evaluation of maternity care intervention in rural Nepal

Profile of Teaching PG

  • I supervise several PhD students.

Profile of Teaching UG

  • I teach on the pre-registration midwifery programme and on a range of post-registration programmes.

Invited Lectures

  • Media Representations of Infant Feeding, Cardiff, 09 Jun 2016 more
  • Invited Speaker at the South West Breastfeeding Conference, (Bournemouth) July 2010
  • Invited Speaker at Anglo-European Chiropractic College, (Bournemouth) Sept 2010
  • Presentation to Department of Health (London) Infant Feeding Leads - Jan 2010
  • Invited speaker at UK Lactation Consultants Conference (Leeds) - March 2010


  • Peer Facilitated Learning: An evaluation of the student and academic experience of participating in reciprocal sharing of knowledge (BU: centre for Excellence in Learning, 04 Jan 2016). Awarded
  • Practice Assessment and Learning in Midwifery Study (PALMS) (BU Centre for Excellence in Learning, 01 Jul 2015). In Progress

External Responsibilities

Conference Presentations

  • International Lactation Consultants Conference, 01 Jan 2010, Leeds
  • Maternal and Infant Nutrition and Nurture Conference 2013, 10 Jun 2013, Grange over Sands, Cumbria
  • The Royal College of Midwives Conference 2013, 13 Nov 2013, International Centre Telford
  • Royal College of Midwives Annual Conference, 13 Nov 2012, Brighton
  • Open Educational Resources 2010 (OER10), 22 Mar 2010, Cambridge
  • UK Public Health Co-ordinators Conference, 01 Mar 2010, Nottingham
  • European Midwives Association Education Conference, 29 Nov 2013, Maastricht

Consultancy Activities

  • Burp for Infant Feeding, Enterprise. Winchester and Eastleigh Hospital Trust
  • Burp for Infant Feeding, Enterprise. Southampton University Hospitals Trust
  • BURP, Enterprise. Dorset Health Trusts


  • PhD in Children's Perceptions of Infant Feeding (Bournemouth University, 2009)
  • BSc (Hons) in Midwifery (2006)
  • BA (Hons) in Geography (1992)
  • PG Cert in Education Practice (2011)


  • Nursing and Midwifery Council, Registered Midwife,
  • Royal College of Midwives, Member,


  • National Research Ethics Service committee member for Southampton (A) LREC
  • Invited to collaborate in ESRC seminar series in 2015
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