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Dr Andy Powell

  • 01202 962172
  • powella at bournemouth dot ac dot uk
  • Lecturer in Psychology
  • Bournemouth Gateway Building BG117, St Pauls Lane, Bournemouth, BH8 8GP
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I am a Lecturer in Psychology at Bournemouth University. My academic interests include mental health and psychological wellbeing, behaviour change, mind-body approaches to improving mental health and psychological wellbeing, physical activity behaviour, and physical activity intervention design.

Journal Articles


  • Powell, A., 2023. Enhancing the conceptualisation, design, and development of evidence-based physical activity interventions for older adults: A mixed methods investigation. PhD Thesis. Bournemouth University, Faculty of Health and Social Sciences.

Profile of Teaching PG

  • Supervisor: L7 Dissertation (MSc Psychology)

Profile of Teaching UG

  • Unit lead: L4 Social Psychology and Individual Differences (BSc Psychology)
  • Contribute to: L5 Developmental and Applied Psychology (BSc Psychology)


  • The Active Ageing Pathway Evaluation (Sport England, 01 Nov 2018). Completed


  • PhD in Psychology/Behaviour Change (Bournemouth University, 2023)
  • MSc in Sports Science (University of Portsmouth, 2013)
  • PGCert in Psychological Therapies (University of Exeter, 2010)
  • BSc (Hons) in Psychology (University of Bath, 2008)


  • Postgraduate Award for Outstanding Academic Achievement (highest overall MSc mark) (University of Portsmouth, 2013)