Peter J. Aspinall

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search

Peter J. Aspinall is a social scientist whose research focuses on health services, the terminology and classification of ethnicity, and the relationship between ethnicity and health.[1][2] He is Emeritus Reader in Population Health at the Centre for Health Services Studies at the University of Kent.[2][3] Aspinall is an Honorary Special Advisor to the London Health Observatory, now part of Public Health England,[4] and advises the Office for National Statistics on the cultural questions included in the United Kingdom Census.[5][6] He acts as a director and trustee of the charity People in Harmony, with focuses on the experience of mixed-race people in the UK, and was an academic consultant for the series of BBC programmes, Mixed Britannia.[5][7]

Aspinall joined the South East Institute of Public Health at Guy's, King's and St Thomas' School of Medicine, University of London, in 1992, and transferred to the University of Kent when the South East Institute moved to the Centre for Health Services Studies in 2000. Prior to 1992, he had worked at the University of Birmingham and then in research and management roles in regional and district health authorities.[8]


  1. ^ "Who got that cash?". Times Higher Education. 19 May 2006. Retrieved 11 May 2015.
  2. ^ a b "Peter Aspinall". University of Kent. Retrieved 11 May 2015.
  3. ^ "Mixed race Britain: charting the social history". The Guardian. 4 October 2011. Retrieved 11 May 2015.
  4. ^ "About us". London Health Observatory. Retrieved 11 May 2015.
  5. ^ a b "Profile: Peter Aspinall". Mix-d: Museum. Retrieved 11 May 2015.
  6. ^ Sanderson, David; Bennett, Rosemary (8 November 2010). "Family of nations: Britain 'can show world how to absorb ethnic groups into society'". The Times. p. 17.
  7. ^ "Mixed Britannia". London South Bank University. Retrieved 11 May 2015.
  8. ^ "Peter J Aspinall". The Bayswater Institute. Retrieved 11 May 2015.

External links[edit]