Research at Leeds Beckett
Dr James Woodall
About Dr James Woodall
Dr James Woodall is a Reader and also Head of Subject in Health Promotion at Leeds Beckett University. James' research interest is the health promoting prison and how values central to health promotion are applied to the context of imprisonment. James has published more broadly on health promotion matters. including empowerment in health promotion and the contribution that lay people can make to the public health agenda.
James currently teaches on the MSc Public Health Health Promotion programme, but also contributes to other undergraduate and postgraduate areas in the Faculty of Health and Social Sciences.
James continues to focus his research attention on the health of the prison population. He is currently interested in how the broader Criminal Justice System (which includes law enforcement, adjudication and corrections) can be harnessed to meet the health and social needs of offenders.
- Prison smoking ban could increase tensions behind bars
- Event to share success of occupational therapy service for Leeds’s homeless population
- Recording audio diaries improves confidence of those living with dementia