Edmund Williams

Edmund Williams

  • 01202 961867
  • williamse at bournemouth dot ac dot uk
  • Lecturer In Sport and Physical Activity
  • DH
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Graduated from Carleton University with two degrees in Law and Sociology. worked and lived in the Middle East as a lecturer in higher education. During that time, I completed a MPhil from University of Glasgow. I lived and worked in the US teaching university students study skills and professional development. I joined BU in 2013 as an Academic skills development tutor for students. In addition, I lecture in various business and academic skills development units. My PhD focuses on travel as a catalyst for recovery from trauma. Future research will develop the “recovery tourism” niche explored in my PhD research.


completing PhD in 2023 on a new niche tourism genre "Recovery Tourism". Well-being travel as a catalyst for recovery, recuperation from trauma, life crisis, serious illness. Hope to fill a gap in the literature with this thesis

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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PhD Students

  • Edmund Williams. Travel as a catalyst for recovery from trauma, (In progress)

Profile of Teaching PG

  • Academic skills development for PG international students

Profile of Teaching UG

  • Unit 1: personal professional development in sport management. Unit2 Academics and professional practice, Unit3 Small business management, academic support sessions for international students: Sessions3 Academic skills development (PG),

External Responsibilities

  • Good Oaks Home Care Limited Dorchester/ Weymouth, Human Resource Advisor (2021-)

Attended Training

  • PG Certification, 01 Sep 2017, teaching qualification


  • DTLLS in Teaching in the Lifelong Learning Sector (City & Guilds, 2014)
  • MPhil in English Literature, Adult Education, Culture (University of Glasgow, 2003)
  • Double BA in Law, Sociology (Carleton University, 1998)


  • PGcert (Bournemouth University, 2017)


  • HEA, Fellow,