Phillip Wilkinson

Phillip Wilkinson

  • Principal Academic in Communications
  • Weymouth House W314, Talbot Campus, Fern Barrow, Poole, BH12 5BB
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Journal Articles



  • Wilkinson, P., 2014. Digital learning game praxis. Proceedings of the European Conference on Games-based Learning, 2, 757-764.
  • Wilkinson, P., 2013. Affective educational games: Utilizing emotions in game-based learning. 2013 5th International Conference on Games and Virtual Worlds for Serious Applications, VS-GAMES 2013.


  • Wilkinson, P., 2019. Purposing digital media for education: critically exploring values and expectations in applying digital media for children’s learning and development. PhD Thesis. Bournemouth University, Faculty of Media and Communication.


Profile of Teaching PG

  • Masters of Business Administration (MBA) (L7): Business in New Media Environment - Unit Leader
  • MA Media and Communications (L7): Communicating Ideas
  • MA Human Factors (L7): Project Supervision
  • Master of Business Administration (MBA) (L7): Project Supervision
  • MA Media and Communications (L7): Project Supervision
  • Education Doctorate: Interview Workshops

Profile of Teaching UG

  • BA Communication and Media (L5): Web and Mobile Communication - Unit Leader
  • BSc Cyber Security Management (L5): Business Continuity Management - Unit Leader
  • BSc Cyber Security Management (L5): Economics of Information Security - Unit Leader
  • BA Communication and Media (L6): Dissertation Supervision
  • BSc Cyber Security Management (L6): Dissertation Supervision
  • Programme Leader for BA Communication and Media


  • Digital Skills Hub: Researcher in Residence (Dorset Local Enterprise Partnership, 01 Nov 2023). In Progress
  • Digital Capability Network (BU - ECR SIA Network, 01 Jul 2022). Completed
  • Digital Attainment for Disadvantaged Youth (BU - Charity Impact Fund, 06 Jun 2022). Completed
  • ‘Deterrence’: A documentary about NATO’s role in addressing Europe’s past and present security challenges (North Atlantic Treaty Organization, 18 Feb 2019). In Progress
  • Combating Digital Exclusion (European Commission, 01 Jan 2018). Completed
  • Digital Literacy and Multimodal Practices of Young Children: Engaging with emergent research (European Cooperation in Science and Technology, 06 Jun 2016). Completed
  • Telling Tales of Engagement: Digital Families (Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council, 01 Jun 2016). Completed
  • Dagstuhl GI Seminar on Entertainment Computing and Serious Games (Leibniz Association, 10 Feb 2015). Completed

Internal Responsibilities

  • Dissertation Coordinator, BA Communicaton and Media

Journal Reviewing/Refereeing

  • International Jounral of Students as Partners, Anonymous peer review, 06 Aug 2018

Public Engagement & Outreach Activities

  • EduWeb (01 Nov 2018-17 Apr 2019)

Attended Training

  • Digital Literacy in Young People, 06 Jun 2016
  • Identity and Interdisciplinarity in Games and Play, 01 Jul 2014