Professor Paul Crawford

Professor Paul Crawford 
School of Health Sciences
Division of Nursing
Via Press Office +44 (0)115 74 84417

Expertise summary

Professor Crawford is the world's first professor of health humanities and founder of the discipline which applies creative practices in the arts and humanities to advance health and mental well-being.

He has extensive media experience especially for online and radio and can talk about: 

Health humanities - humanities-based knowledge and practices applied to healthcare. Health communication. Health language (media, policy, practitioner, user/carer). Health/illness narratives. Social and cultural aspects of mental health. Literature. Madness and its representation in literature. William Golding. Major AHRC funded project on Florence Nightingale including a research website.

Paul's most recent book publications include: Florence Nightingale at Home (July 2020); The Routledge Companion to Health Humanities (2020)

More information about Professor Crawford can be found on his website or university webpage.


Areas of expertise

Media Relations - External Relations

The University of Nottingham
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Jubilee Campus
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Nottingham, NG8 1BB

telephone: +44 (0) 115 951 5798