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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.


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

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

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

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., Crossen-White, H., Hewitt-Taylor, J. and Hemingway, A., 2018. Japanese Ancient Arts and Shinrin-Yoku. In: The European Conference on Arts and Humanities 2018 9 July-10 August 2018 Brighton. IAFOR, 37.
  • Alloh, F., Heminway, A. and Turner-Wilson, A., 2018. Understanding lifestyle contribution in the management of type 2 diabetes among African immigrants living in the UK. In: 1st World Congress on Migration, Ethnicity, Race and Health 16-19 May 2018 Edinburgh. 177-178.
  • Crossen-White, H. and Turner-Wilson, A., 2017. 'I've never really been interested in hisotry before but...' Young peoples; views of online digital archives. In: Edutainment 2017 International conference on E- learning and gaming technology 26-28 June 2017 Bournemouth.
  • 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.
  • 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

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

Profile of Teaching PG

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

Profile of Teaching UG

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

External Responsibilities

Public Engagement & Outreach Activities

  • Preliminary Market Consultation to Public Health Dorset with their development of a procurement for Integrated 0 – 19 Public Health Nursing Services (Health Visiting / School Nursing).
  • ESRC Festival of Social Science
  • Life by the River: A Healthier Future
  • Life by the River - Past and Present


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


  • 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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