Academics with expertise in wellbeing

Dr Alex Fry

Senior Lecturer in the Sociology of Health and Illness

Areas of expertise

Alex is a sociologist with varied expertise. His research is qualitative in nature, meaning that he analyses data involving human participants (e.g., interviews and focus groups). His projects have been diverse and included studies of Christianity, atheism, and near-death experiences. He has also explored the intersections of inequalities concerning gender, class, and disability. Alex often… Read more »

Joanne Mayoh

Dr Joanne Mayoh

Senior Lecturer in Sport, Physical Activity & Health

Areas of expertise

Joanne is predominantly interested in promoting the inclusion of marginalised groups within sport and physical activity contexts. Her recent work has focused on gender and women’s sporting experiences and she is also currently conducting research on physical activity during pregnancy. Joanne has written several pieces and blog posts about her work, including for The Conversation.

Heather Hartwell

Professor Heather Hartwell

Professor of Food Service & Applied Nutrition

Areas of expertise

Heather is a registered nutritionist and member of the Nutrition Society, researching public health nutrition. She currently leads two EU projects – VeggiEAT, which promotes healthy eating and vegetable consumption, and FoodSMART, which aims to provide more informed consumer choice when eating out. She also coordinates Destination FeelGood, engaging with organisations to help develop wellbeing… Read more »