Gareth Wiltshire

Dr

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Accepting PhD Students

20102018
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Research interests

Sociology, Health, Physical Activity, Patient Experience, Education. 

Research interests

I am a social scientist with a particular interest in health. Broadly, my research is concerned with how society shapes our health through our institutions, our culture and the people around us. 

My work is largely informed by concepts and theories derived from sociology although I am proactive in engaging with researchers across different disciplines in order to address pertinent research topics. As such, I carry out research with academics and practitioners in the fields of medicine, education, psychology, sport and exercise, social marketing and behavioural science.

I have specialist knowledge in qualitative research, having utilised a range of ethnographic, discursive and visual methods in the past. I am also interested in methodological innovation, tackling issues related to analytical frameworks and the philosophical principles that inform how research is conceived of and produced.  

I am keen to engage with and collaborate with others so please get in touch if you are interested in my previous work or would like to discuss potential future projects.

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Research Output 2010 2018

interdisciplinarity
realism
ontology
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Sports
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Health
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discourse
Public Policy
social capital
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Health

Exploring ‘Revaluation’ as participative, strength-based, cultural approach to school-based physical activity interventionism

Spotswood, F., Spear, S., Wiltshire, G., Darnton, A. & Liew, L. 2018 (Accepted/In press)

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

interventionism
revaluation
school
staff
demographic situation

Four reasons to get involved in the parkrun movement

Wiltshire, G. 12 Apr 2018 The Conversation

Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle