Dr Martin O'Neill

Dr Martin O'Neill

Research Fellow, CiSHeW

School of Social Sciences

Media commentator

Speaking engagements

O'Neill, M. "Participation or Observation: Some practical and Ethical Dilemmas": Paper presented at the Royal College of Nursing Research Conference Keele, 23-25 April 1999.

O'Neill, M. "The Ambulance Service Journey as an Information Generating Process: Twenty Years Later": Paper presented at the British Sociological Association Medical Sociology Group Conference York 24th.-26th. September 1999.

O'Neill, M. "Auto/ethnography: the I in the Eye": Invited plenary paper presented at King's Fund Ethnography and Health Care symposium, Royal College of Nursing London 23rd October 1999.

O'Neill, M. "The Use of Ethnography in Healthcare Settings" Invited Academic Workshop presented at Bournemouth University Institute of Health and Community Studies 16th. February 2000.

O'Neill, M and Williams G. Tackling Health Inequalities in Three Disadvantaged Post Industrial Communities in South Wales BSA Medical Sociology 21st. 23rd September 2001

O'Neill, M. and Williams, G. "Doing Community Based Action Research on Health in 'Deprived' Areas of South Wales" UK Public Health Association Conference Glasgow 6th – 7th. March 2002

O'Neill, M. and Williams, G. "Participatory Action Research Methodology: Anything Goes?"  U.K. Health for All Network Conference York 11th. November 2003

Bermingham, B., Calisle, S., Cropper, S. O'Neill, M., and Roberts, C. "Evaluation in Action Research Projects"  Joint seminar with Welsh Assembly Government Health Promotion Unit and Keele University. United Kingdom Evaluation Society Conference Cardiff 3rd. December 2003

O'Neill, M. "From 'How Green was my Valley' to 'A Bloody Good Friday' Paper presented at the North American Association for the Study of Welsh Culture and History Morgantown, West Virginia USA July 2004

O'Neill M. "Using Action Research for Community Education": 7 ème colloque européen sur l'autoformation: ENFA Conference Toulouse France May 2006

O'Neill, M. 2006 Invited Conference Facilitator on Community Engagement Public Service Management Wales Summer School Bangor June 2006

O'Neill, M. Invited Conference Facilitator on 'Community Dimensions of Mental Health' to the All Wales Health Promotion Conference Llandrindod Wells 14th. March 2008

Ward, M., O Neill, M. Myth, Men and Mingers: Post industrial masculinities and vernacular tales. BSA Annual Conference: March 2011

O'Neill, M. Wang, Y Exploring the Concept of Floating Markets: the link between diet, health & health inequalities. Logistics Research Network Cranfield University September 2012

  • Social and Economic Regeneration Particularly in the South Wales Valleys
  • Health Inequalities and Wellbeing
  • Institutional Elderly Care
  • Participatory Action Research
  • Ethnography
  • Visual Methods

In recent years I have become increasingly interested and involved in using film, video, ICT and digital media as a method of engaging hard to reach groups in participatory research and dissemination.