Joanne Holmes

Dr Joanne Holmes

  • 01202 961584
  • holmesj at bournemouth dot ac dot uk
  • Senior Lecturer in Nutrition
  • Bournemouth Gateway Building BGB504, St Pauls Lane, Bournemouth, BH8 8GP
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Biography

I am an experienced Food Scientist and nutritionist and have worked with several large multinational organisations developing new food and beverage products for the European market. I am also company director and partner in a large arable and dairy farming business in West Dorset. I have had several patents registering a new development processes. I became a part-time permanent member of staff at Bournemouth University in 2005. Since then my passion has been to inspire future nutrition professionals and I am keen to ensure a high quality learning experience for students at BU studying both the BSc (Hons) Nutrition and MSc Nutrition and Behaviour programmes. More recently my focus has been ensuring my teaching uses the latest pedagogic research, blended learning, synchronous and asynchronous teaching techniques to increase learning and embed good evidence based nutritional science knowledge in order to maximise student potential for learning and as life long learners. I have led the nutrition team to embed these principals in both the BSc Nutrition and MSc Nutrition to ensure a high quality learning experience supported by four years of excellent NSS scores of over 95% overall student satisfaction...

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Journal Articles

Books

Conferences

  • Murphy, J. and Holmes, J., 2018. Impact of innovative training to improve nutrition and hydration in people living with dementia. Presented at Alzheimer’s Europe Conference. In: Alzheimer’s Europe Conference 29-31 October 2018 Barcelona.
  • Murphy, J. and Holmes, J., 2017. Implementation & evaluation of innovative training for care staff to support people living with dementia to eat & drink well. In: 12th UK Dementia Congress 7-9 November 2017 Doncaster.
  • Murphy, J., Holmes, J. and Brooks, C., 2017. Evaluation of innovative nutrition education and training for care staff supporting people living with dementia. In: Alzheimers Association International Conference 22-27 July 2017 London, UK.
  • Holmes, J., 2017. The impact on the dining environment in promoting person centred delivery of food and drink for residents in long term care. In: Bournemouth University Post Graduate Conference 8 March 2017 Bournemouth, Dorset, UK.
  • Murphy, J., Holmes, J. and Brooks, C., 2016. Nutrition and dementia care: Developing an evidence-based model for delivering person-centred care in nursing homes. In: Alzheimers Europe Conference. Copenhagen. 29th Oct – 1st Nov 2016 29 October-1 November 2016 Copenhagen.
  • Murphy, J., Holmes, J. and Brooks, C., 2016. Enhancing person centred nutritional care in nursing homes: the design of an evidence based model. In: Alzheimer's Association International Conference 16-20 July 2017 London.
  • Holmes, J., 2016. An exploration of the factors that affect the extensive meal experience for cognitively active elderly living in residential care. In: Bournemouth University Postgraduate conference 9-10 March 2016 Bournemouth.
  • Murphy, J., Holmes, J. and Brooks, C., 2016. The Use of Wearable Technology to Measure Energy Expenditure, Physical Activity and Sleep Patterns in Dementia. In: Alzheimer's Association International Conference 18-23 July 2015 Washington DC. Alzheimer's and Dementia.
  • Murphy, J., Holmes, J. and Brooks, C., 2016. Understanding the strategies required to meet hydration needs of people living with dementia. In: Alzheimer's Association International Conference 18-23 July 2015 Washington DC. Alzheimer's and Dementia.
  • Murphy, J.L., Holmes, J. and Brooks, C., 2015. Understanding Nutrition and Dementia – Exploring the impact of training to enhance the delivery of nutrition and dignity for people living with dementia in care homes. In: Dementia: Improving quality through collaboration across Wessex event 21 October 2015 Southampton.
  • Murphy, J., Holmes, J. and Brookes, C., 2014. Understanding Nutrition and Dementia - evidence based learning to enhance dignity in dementia care. In: Wessex Academic Health Science Network 14 October 2014 Wessex AHSN, Innovation Centre, Southampton Science Park, 2 Venture Road, Chilworth, Hampshire SO16 7NP.
  • Holmes, J., 2013. Nutrition and dignity - training successes at Bournemouth. In: Dignity in Care mid term conference 15 May 2013 Ghent.
  • Holmes, J., 2013. Nutrition and dignity - training successes at Bournemouth. In: Dignity in Care mid term conference 15 May 2013 Ghent.
  • Holmes, J. and Murphy, J.. The use of e-portfolios to support professional development of student nutritionists – a pilot study. In: Nutrition Society 70th Anniversary Conference on ‘From plough through practice and policy’ 4-6 June 2011 University of Reading.
  • Holmes, J.. he importance of good nutrition and its role within the sTimul project. In: Dignity in Care launch conference 24 October 2011 Moorselle, Belgium.

Theses

  • Holmes, J., 2018. An exploration of the factors that affect the extensive meal experience for the older person living in residential care. PhD Thesis. Bournemouth University, Faculty of Health and Social Sciences.

Profile of Teaching UG

  • Human Food Chain, Food Processing and Product Development, Nutrition Placement

Grants

  • Empowering nurses and care home staff to lead excellence in nutrition and dignity in dementia care through evidence based practice learning to enhance the care environment (Burdett Trust for Nursing, 01 Jan 2014). Awarded

External Responsibilities

  • Abertay Univesity, External Examiner (2019-2023)
  • Harper Adams University, External Examiner (2013-2016)

Qualifications

  • PhD in Food and nutrition (Bournemouth University, 2019)
  • PG Cert in Education Practice (Bournemouth University, 2009)
  • BSc (Hons) in Food science (Reading University, 1987)

Memberships

  • Institute of Food Science and Technology (IFST), Fellow (2019-),
  • Higher Education Academy, Fellow (2009-),
  • Nutrition Society, Affiliate (2007-),
  • Association for Nutrition, Registered Nutritionist (RNutr), http://www.associationfornutrition.org/