Dr Angela Murphy
Angela Murphy is currently a senior lecturer in occupational therapy and occupational science on the pre-registration MSc in occupational therapy. Angela leads modules relating to occupational therapy practice and is a local research ethics coordinator.
Angela worked in the National Health Service within Neurological Rehabilitation and Liaison Psychiatry prior to her role at Leeds Beckett University. Her clinical area of speciality are with working with people with long term conditions such as Multiple Sclerosis. She worked with Leeds Chronic Fatigue Service where she supported people ranging from teenagers to older adults with fatigue management due to Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and other long term illnesses.
Since working at Leeds Beckett University Angela has worked in various roles such as admissions tutor and practice placement coordinator. She has developed an interest and expertise in pedagogy and has a particular interest in widening participation. Her research doctorate focuses upon healthcare students with dyslexia and applies both an occupational perspective alongside possible selves (Markus and Nurius, 1986).
Murphy A (2017), Occupational Potential:
Murphy A (2016), Possible Selves of Healthcare Students with Dyslexia: A Narrative Enquiry:
Murphy A (2016), Act one scene one: using narrative inquiry as theatre to illuminate the possible selves of healthcare students with dyslexia in higher education:
Yam N; Murphy A; Thew M (2020), Occupational Therapy for South Asian Older Adults in the United Kingdom: Cross-Cultural Issues: SAGE Publications
Murphy A; Stevenson J (2018), Occupational potential and possible selves of master’s level healthcare students with dyslexia: A narrative inquiry: