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portrait of Barbara Rowlands

Barbara Rowlands

Associate Professor in Journalism

School of Arts and Social Sciences, Department of Journalism

Contact Information


Visit Barbara Rowlands

AG33, College Building

Postal Address

City, University of London
Northampton Square
United Kingdom



Barbara has been a newspaper and magazine journalist for 30 years.

She has worked as a writer and reporter for Agence France Presse, the Central Office of Information, Woman's Own, Titbits, Australian Consolidated Press, London Bureau, and Today newspaper.

Barbara is a leading health writer and has contributed regularly to The Independent, Daily Telegraph, Guardian, Daily Mail, The Times, Observer, consumer magazines including Prima, Essentials, Now, Chat, Candis, Saga and Woman & Home, as well as websites and the specialist press, including Hospital Doctor and Doctor.

She has written three books on health, plus review articles in the academic journal Journalism.

She is Director of the Magazine Journalism MA.