Photo of Gareth Wiltshire

Gareth Wiltshire

Dr

  • 1 WEST 5.108

Accepting PhD Students

20102018

Personal profile

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.

Fingerprint Fingerprint is based on mining the text of the person's scientific documents to create an index of weighted terms, which defines the key subjects of each individual researcher.

  • 1 Similar Profiles
Motor Activity Medicine & Life Sciences
Health Medicine & Life Sciences
Sports Medicine & Life Sciences
pupil Social Sciences
Transplants Medicine & Life Sciences
school Social Sciences
activity Social Sciences
Pupil Medicine & Life Sciences

Network Recent external collaboration on country level. Dive into details by clicking on the dots.

Research Output 2010 2018

interdisciplinarity
realism
ontology
Sports
impact
1 Citations
Health
Massage
Public Policy
Health Policy
Health Promotion
Motor Activity
Health
Community Networks
Foster Home Care
Health Behavior

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

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

revaluation
school
interventionism
staff
Great Britain

Four reasons to get involved in the parkrun movement

Wiltshire, G. 12 Apr 2018 The Conversation

Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle