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Dr Angela Turner-Wilson

  • 01202 967342
  • aturnerwilson at bournemouth dot ac dot uk
  • Senior Lecturer in Public Health & Nursing
  • Bournemouth House B245, 19 Christchurch Road, Bournemouth, BH1 3LH
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Dr Angela Turner-Wilson is currently a senior lecturer in public health at Bournemouth University, Dorset, UK. Dr Turner-Wilson graduated with a Bachelors degree and then a Masters from the University of London in the 1990s. She worked as a senior specialist nurse in the field of public health for the UK National Health Service, Dorset Health Authority, before moving into her first academic post at the University of Southampton. She then moved to Bournemouth University 12 years ago during which time she completed her PhD. Her expertise lies in health promotion and communicable disease control in both past and present societies. Her research areas are concerned with concepts of well being, particularly in relation to material culture, and she has an interest in national and international issues concerning health and equity.


2015/16 "Young people’s experiences of accessing digital online archives." £2,500

2014/15 Co-investigator “Mapping community food programs that support people to access and use locally produced fresh food in Bournemouth and Poole.” £2,500

2014/15 Co-investigator “Interactive digital archive related to health and wellbeing within the Borough of Poole.” £5,000

Journal Articles


  • Turner-Wilson, A.L., 2007. The appearance of health. The symbolic construction of the healthy body through urban cemetery evidence from late Iron Age and early Roman Britain. In: Croxford, B., Ray, N., Roth, R. and White, N., eds. TRAC 2006 : proceedings of the sixteenth annual Theoretical Roman Archaeology Conference which took place at the University of Cambridge, 24-25 March 2006. Oxford: Oxbow Books, 103-114.


  • Turner-Wilson, A., Fisher, R., Crossen-White, H., Hemingway, A. and Mellor, S., 2017. Family Matters: Insights Into Late Twentieth Century Interdisciplinary Working Practices From Retired British Healthcare Professionals, Past Ideas and Modern Perspectives. In: The Asian Conference on Cultural Studies 1-4 June 2017 Kobe , Japan.
  • Crossen-White, H., Turner-Wilson, A. and Hemingway, H., 2017. Family Matters: Insights on Late Twentieth Century Interdisciplinary Working Practices from Retired British Healthcare Professionals, Past Ideas and Modern Perspectives. In: International Academic Forum The Asian Conference on Cultural Studies 1-4 June 2017 Art Center of Kobe, Kobe, Japan.
  • Mills, A., Rees, K. and Turner-Wilson, A., 2016. Leaders for Justice in Future Public Health Practice. In: International Academic Forum 29 June-3 July 2016 Brighton.
  • Turner-Wilson, A., 2013. The Ordinary and the Extraordinary: Objects of the Self within the Clinical Environment. In: Well-Being Conference 2013 24-25 July 2013 Birmingham City University.
  • Turner-Wilson, A., 2013. Health and Wellbeing in the Roman World. In: Festival of Learning 3-14 June 2013 Talbot Campus, Bournemouth University.
  • Turner-Wilson, A., 2012. The Symbolic Construction of the Healthy Self through the Material Culture in late Iron Age and Roman Britain. In: Health and Wellbeing through Occupation, European Health Science Conference 3-4 September 2015 Bournemouth University.
  • Turner-Wilson, A.L., 2011. Objects as Learning Objects in Healthcare. In: 22nd International Networking for Education in Healthcare Conference 6-8 September 2011 Churchill College, University of Cambridge , UK.

PhD Students

  • Jo Taylor. Experiences concerning end of Life Care for their Loved Ones: A Narrative Analysis
  • Folashade Alloh. "Significance of Lifestyle Factors on Development of Type 2 Diabetes among Black Africans in the UK"
  • Pippa Hillen. "What Attitudes do Newly Qualified Adult Field Nurses have towards their Role in Public Health?"
  • Andrea Lacey. "Student Nurses Clinical Experiences"

Profile of Teaching PG

  • Unit Lead - Exploring and Evaluating Evidence, MSc and PG Cert Public Health
  • Health Promotion and Public Health, Commuity Nurses
  • Health Promotion and Public Health, Return to Nursing
  • Unit Lead - Dissertations, MSc Public Health

Profile of Teaching UG

  • Unit Lead - Promoting Health and Wellbeing, BSc Occupational Therapy
  • Unit Lead - Promoting Health and Wellbeing, BSc Nutrition
  • Public Health Unit, BSc Adult Nursing
  • Unit Lead - Promoting Health and Wellbeing, BSc Clinical Exercise Science

External Responsibilities

Public Engagement & Outreach Activities

  • ESRC Festival of Social Science
  • Life by the River: A Healthier Future
  • Life by the River - Past and Present


  • PhD in Healthiness and Archaeology (Bournemouth University, 2010)
  • RM in Midwifery (Herts College of Health Care Studies, 1992)
  • Adv Dip in Infection Control (Royal College of Nursing, 1997)
  • RGN in Nurse (Sefton School of Nursing, 1990)
  • PGCE in Education (Bournemouth University, 2002)
  • BA (Hons) in Humanities (History and Archaeology) (University of London, 1995)
  • MA in Archaeology (University of London, 1997)


  • Faculty of Public Health, Associate (2017-),
  • Higher Education Academy, Fellow,
  • Nursing and Midwifery Council, Adult,
  • The Japan Society, Member (2016-),
  • The Royal Society for Public Health, Fellow,
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