Professor Sarah Atkinson, BA Anthropology, MSc Human Nutrition, PhD Anthropology
Professor in the Department of Geography
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 33 41871
Fax: +44 (0) 191 33 41801
Room number: 408
(email at firstname.lastname@example.org)
- Social science for medical humanities
- Spaces and practices of care of the body
- Wellbeing, health and place
Indicators of Esteem
- 2011: Appointment to the Advisory Board of Ninedots, the Centre for Creativity and Learning:
- 2010: Elected member of Council of the Association of Medical Humanities:
- 2010: Member of the Economy, Culture and Environment Regional Advisory Group:
- 2008: WHO Special Programme for Research and Training in Tropical Diseases (TDR): Appointment to the Thematic Reference Group, Social Sciences and Gender. UNICEF, UNDP, World Bank, WHO Special Programme for Research and Training in Tropical Diseases (TDR)
Journal papers: academic
- Atkinson, S. & Rubidge, T. Managing the spatialities of arts-based practices with school children: an inter-disciplinary exploration of engagement, movement and well-being. Arts & Health. 2013;5:39-50.
- Atkinson, S. & Robson, M. Arts and health as a practice of liminality: managing the spaces of transformation for social and emotional wellbeing with primary school children. Health & Place. 2012;18:1348-1355.
- Swan, P.J. & Atkinson, S. Managing evaluation: a community arts organisation's perspective. Arts & Health. 2012;4:217-229.
- Atkinson, S. & Rubinelli, S. Narrative in cancer research and policy: voice, knowledge and context. Critical Reviews in Oncology/Hematology. 2012;84:S11-S16.
- Atkinson, S., Lawson, V. & Wiles, J. Care of the body: spaces of practice. Social and Cultural Geography. 2011;12:563-572.
- Atkinson, S. Moves to measure wellbeing must support a social model of health. British Medical Journal. 2011;343:d7323
- Atkinson, S. Scales of Care and Responsibility: debating the surgically globalised body. Social and Cultural Geography. 2011;12:623-637.
- Atkinson, S. & Joyce, K.E. The place and practices of wellbeing in local governance. Environment and Planning C. 2011;29:133-148.
- Atkinson, S., Macnaughton, J., Saunders, C. & Evans, M. Cool Intimacies of Care for Contemporary Clinical Practice. The Lancet. 2010;376:1732-1733.
- Atkinson, S. & Ayers, A. The Potential of the Internet for Alternative Caring Practices for Health. Anthropology and Medicine. 2010;17:75-86.
- Atkinson, S. & Medeiros, R. Explanatory models of influences on the construction and expression of user satisfaction. Social Science and Medicine. 2009;68:2089-2096.
- Medeiros, R.L.M. & Atkinson, S. Health reform in Ceará the process of decentralization in the 1990s. [A Reforma de Saúde no Ceará o processo de descentralização na década de 1990]. O Público e o Privado. 2009;13:11-27.
- Medeiros, R.L.M. & Atkinson, S. Performance do sistema de saúde local e influências contingentes no Nordeste do Brasil: quebrando círculos viciosos e virtuosos. Ciência e Saúde Coletiva. 2009.
- Atkinson, S.J., Cohn, A., Ducci, M.E., Fernandes, L. & Smyth, F. Promotion and prevention within a decentralized framework: changing health care in Brazil and Chile. International Journal of Health Planning and Management. 2008;23:153-171.
- Atkinson, S., Fuller, S. & Painter, J. Wellbeing and place. Farnham: Ashgate; 2012.
- Atkinson, S & Vaguet, A. La Mondialisation à la Loupe des Géographes de la Santé. In: Fleuret, S. & Hoyez, A. Santé et Géographie: Nouveaux Regards. Economica, Paris; 2011:15-37.
Other publications: research
- Atkinson, S., Macnaughton, J. & Scott, K. Dancing the Curriculum: a research report on the Dance and Learning Inspired (DALI) project. 2010.
- Acument Trust, County Durham
- Centre for Medical Humanities, Durham University
- Flo-Culture, Arts and cultural engagement, Gateshead
- Jack Drum Arts, Weardale, Co. Durham
- Mary Robson, collaborator, Arts in Health and Education
- Pioneer Projects (Celebratory Arts) Ltd, Bentham, North Yorks
- 2008: Centre for Medical Humanities, co-applicant, Wellcome Trust
- 2008: Durham Partnership in the Research Capacity Building Cluster for Social Enterprise, ESRC/OTS