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Journals, Articles, Books & Chapters

Academic publications on Healthy Universities and on health and wellbeing in the higher education context.


Cawood, J., Dooris, M. and Powell, S. (2010) Healthy Universities: shaping the future. Perspectives in Public Health 130(6): 259-260. 


Cooper, K. and Barton, G. (2015) An exploration of physical activity and wellbeing in university employees. Perspectives in Public Health DOI: 10.1177/1757913915593103


Deacey, C., Coughlan, B., Pironom, J., Jourdan, D. and McNamara, P. (2014) Psychological distress and lifestyle of students: implications for health promotion. Health Promotion International, Vol. 30 No.1 : 77-87


Doherty, S. & Dooris, M. (2006) The healthy settings approach: the growing interest within colleges and universities. Education and Health 24: 42-43.


Doherty, S., Cawood, J. & Dooris, M. (2011) Applying the whole system settings approach to food within universities. Perspectives in Public Health 131(5): 217-224


Dooris M. (2001) The ‘health promoting university’: a critical exploration of theory and practice. Health Education 101: 51-60.


Dooris, M. & Doherty, S. (2010) Healthy Universities: current activity and future directions – findings and reflections from a national-level qualitative research study. Global Health Promotion 17(3): 6-16.


Dooris, M. & Doherty, S. (2010) Healthy Universities – time for action: a qualitative research study exploring the potential for a national programme. Health Promotion International 25(1):94-106.


Dooris, M., Doherty, S., Cawood, J. & Powell, S. (2012) The Healthy Universities Approach: Adding Value to the Higher Education Sector. Chapter in: Scriven, A. and Hodgins, M. Health Promotion Settings: Principles and Practice. London: Sage.


Dooris, M., Doherty, S. and Orme, J. (in press) The Application of Salutogenesis in Universities. Chapter in: Mittelmark, M. The Handbook Of Salutogenesis. New York: Springer.


Dooris, M., Wills, J. and Newton, J. (2014) Theorising Healthy Settings: a critical discussion with reference to Healthy Universities. Scandinavian Journal of Public Health 42 (Suppl 15): 7–16.


El Ansari, W. et al (2011) Health promoting behaviours and lifestyle characteristics of students at seven universities in the UK. Central European Journal of Public Health 19 (4): 197–204.


Flint, S. et al (2016) Sheffield Hallam Staff Wellness service: Four-year follow-up of the impact on health indicators. Perspectives in Public Health DOI: 10.1177/1757913916630009


Holt, M., Monk, R., Powell, S. and Dooris, M. (2015) Student perceptions of a healthy university. Public Health. 129: 674-683.


Lorant, V. and Nicaise, P. (2015) Binge drinking at University: a social network study in Belgium. Health Promotion International 30 (3): 675-683.


Newton, J., Dooris, M. and Wills, J. (2016) Healthy universities: an example of a whole-system health-promoting setting. Global Health Promotion 23 (Suppl. 1): 57-65.


Orme, J. & Dooris, M. (2010) Integrating health and sustainability: the higher education sector as a timely catalyst. Health Education Research 25(3): 425-437.


Orme, J. and Coghill, N. (2014) Wasted potential: The role of higher education institutions in supporting safe, sensible and social drinking among students. Health Education Journal 2014 73 (2): 192–200.


Santos Pulz, I. and Andréa Martins, P. (2016) Are campus food environments healthy? A novel perspective for qualitatively evaluating the nutritional quality of food sold at foodservice facilities at a Brazilian university. Perspectives in Public Health DOI: 10.1177/1757913916636414


Stanton, A. et al (2013) Building healthy campus communities: The adaptation of a workplace tool to understand better student wellbeing within higher education settings. Education & Health 31 (3):84-90.


Stock, C., Milz, S. & Meier, S. (2010) Network evaluation: principles, structures and outcomes of the German working group of Health Promoting Universities. Global Health Promotion 17(1): 25-32.


Supski, S., Lindsay, J. and Tanner, C. (2016) University students’ drinking as a social practice and the challenge for public health. Critical Public Health DOI:10.1080/09581596.2016.1190001


Suárez-Reyes, M. and Van den Broucke, S. (2016) Implementing the Health Promoting University approach in culturally different contexts: a systematic review. Global Health Promotion 23 (Suppl. 1): 46-56.


Tsouros, A., Dowding, G., Thomson, J. & Dooris, M. (eds.) (1998) Health Promoting Universities. Copenhagen: WHO Regional Office for Europe http://www.euro.who.int/document/e60163.pdf


Xiangyang T., Lan Z., Xueping M., Tao Z., Yuzhen S. & Jagusztyn M. (2003) Beijing health promoting universities: practice and evaluation. Health Promotion International 18: 107-113.