Dr Annabelle Boulay

Position: Lecturer in Human Geography/Development Subject Leader Joint Honours Third World Development

College: College of Life & Natural Sciences

Department: Natural Sciences

Subject area: Geography

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About

I am a Lecturer in Human Geography/Development and I am the Subject Leader for Joint Honours in Third World Development.

Teaching responsibilities

 

I am a module leader for the following:

  • Introduction to Third World Development
  • Introduction to Human Geography
  • Population Geography

 

I am also teaching in the following modules:

  • Keys skills for Physical and Social Sciences
  • Geographical Methods
  • Development Theory and Practice
  • Water: Resource, Hazard, Commodity
  • Research Methods in Physical and Social Sciences
  • Independent Study

I supervise final year projects and dissertation and I am a persobal tutor.

Professional interests

My subject areas are in Development/human geography with particular interests in rural development, agricultural geography (organic and sustainable agriculture, consumption), waste management (recycling), social and cultural geography (population and migration, food allergies, rural places, livelyhoods), as well as research methods (quantitative and qualitative).

Qualifications

PhD “An analysis of farm diversification in France and the United Kingdom based on case studies of sud Manche and west Dorset”.

Kingston University, School of Geography, Geology and the Environment, Penrhyn Road, Kingston upon Thames, KT12EE, UK.

 

 

BSc (Honours) Environmental Science, Kingston University, School of Geography, Geology and the Environment, Penrhyn Road, Kingston upon Thames, KT12EE, UK.

 

Awarded July 1997.

 

Recent publications

Boulay A, Gancheva V, Houghton J, Strada A, Sora B, Sala R and Rowe G (2015) Peanut exposure from pregnancy to weaning: A characterisation of practices in four countries and implications for differences in allergy prevalence rates. International Journal of Consumer Studies, 39 (1): 51-59.

Prusak A, Schlegel-Zawadzka M, Boulay A, Rowe G (2014) Characteristics of the peanut chain in Europe – implications for peanut allergy. Acta Sci. Pol., Technol. Aliment. 13 (3): 321-333

Kenton C, Boulay A and Rowe G (2013) Salt: UK consumers’ perceptions and consumption patterns Appetite (70): 104-111 (Impact Factor: 2.541).

Boulay A (2010) Organic Farming: A Solution to Agriculture Crisis or a “New” Trend to Healthy Eating? An overview of French and British Farmers. In Lorber, L (ed) Special Issue for the 17th Annual Colloquium of the IGU Commission on the Sustainability of Rural Systems, Journal for Geography, 5 (1) 125-134.

Boulay A and Robinson G (2010a) Dairy under attack! Farm survival strategies on Dorset dairy farms during the 'Dairy Crisis' IN Mose I, Robinson G, Schmied D and Wilson G (eds) Globalisation and rural transitions in Germany and the UK. Cuvillier Verlag, Gottingen: 35-54.

Boulay A and Robinson G (2010b) Farm diversification and multifunctionality in a dairy region: constraints, traditions and change in Normandy, France proceeding of the Commission on the Sustainability of Rural Systems: New ruralities and sustainable use of territory: 55-69.

Sora B, Boulay A, Sala R, Houghton J, Gancheva V, Strada A, Schlegel-Zawadzka M, Rowe G (2009) A characterisation of peanut consumption in four countries: results from focus groups and their implications for peanut allergy prevalence International Journal of Consumer Studies, 33:676-83 (Impact Factor: 0.521).

Grimshaw K E C, Allen K, Edwards C A, Beyer K, Boulay A, van der Aa L B, Sprikkelman A, Belohlavkova S, Clausen M, Dubakiene R, Duggan E, Reche M, Marino L V, Norhede P, Ogorodova L, Schoemaker A, Stanczyk-Przyluska A, Szepfalusi Z, Vassilopoulou E, Veehof S H E, Vlieg-Boerstra B J, Wjst M, Dubois A E J (2009) Infant feeding and allergy prevention: A review of current knowledge and recommendations. A EuroPrevall State of the Art paper Allergy 64: 1407-1416 (Impact Factor: 5.883).

Boulay A, Houghton J, Gancheva V, Sterk Y, Strada A, Schlegel-Zawadzka M, Sora B, Sala R, van Ree R, Rowe G (2008) A EuroPrevall review of factors affecting incidence of peanut allergy: Priorities for research and policy Allergy 63 797-809 (Impact Factor: 5.883).

Recent conferences

Boulay, A (2013)Unpacking the Household: exploring the dynamics of household recycling. Workshop, 21st November, University of Exeter.

Boulay, A (2010) Organic, local or ethic? Review of consumer criteria vis-à-vis organic food in the UK, Anglo-French Rural Geography Conference, Colchester, July 2010.

Boulay A (2009) Characterising the ‘peanut experience’ in four European countries: Implications for allergy prevalence? EuroPrevall, 28th -30th October, Florence, Italy.

Boulay A (2009) Organic farming: a solution to agriculture crisis or a 'new' trend to healthy eating? An overview of French and British farmers Maribor, Commission on the Sustainability of Rural Systems: New ruralities and sustainable use of territory, IGU, XVII Annual conference, 12 – 18 July 2009.

Boulay A and Robinson G (2008) Farm diversification and multifunctionality in a dairy region: constraints, traditions and change in Normandy, France Zaragoza, Commission on the Sustainability of Rural Systems: New ruralities and sustainable use of territory, IGU, XVI Annual conference, 2008 August 4th-8th.

Robinson G and Boulay A (2008) Dairy under attack! Farm survival strategies on Dorset dairy farms during the 'Dairy Crisis' Universität Oldenburg, Germany, ‘Globalisation and rural transitions in Germany and the UK’ June 26-30 2008.

Boulay A (2008) Peanuts in Ghana: production, processing, consumption and allergy Lambarene (GABON), Geographical variation in food allergies studied in Gabon, Ghana and Indonesia: risk and protective factors, 23rd-25th June 2008, Lambarene, Gabon.

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