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Prof Rob Wilson


Department: Newcastle Business School

I have over two decades of experience working on and leading public service information system research and development projects for a range of international and national research agencies and governments. This work is based in three overlapping contexts - the integration and information aspects of public services (in particular contexts of health and social care - including children, older people and families); the challenges of technology adoption, data, information and measurement in local governance (the NHS, VCS/Third sector and local authorities) and the role of information and information systems in education in particular HEIs.

I have lectured widely on collaboration, information sharing and information systems in public service contexts and have taught on a range of UG and PG management programmes including Research Methods, Information Systems, Public Services Management and Partnership/Collaborative working. 


Rob Wilson

Campus Address

City Campus East (CCE)
Northumbria University
Newcastle upon Tyne

Key Publications

  • Please visit the Pure Research Information Portal for further information
  • Debate, Wilson, R. 4 Jul 2019, In: Public Money and Management
  • Human-data interaction in the context of care, Bowyer, A., Wheater, S., Montague, K., Wilson, R., Snape, M. 2 May 2019, CHI EA 2019 - Extended Abstracts of the 2019 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, Association for Computing Machinery, Inc
  • Information sharing—Easy to say … much harder to do than we want to believe!, Wilson, R., Cornford, J., Richardson, S., Baines, S., Gil-Garcia, J., Curtis, S., Underdown, N. 28 May 2019, In: Public Money & Management
  • Newcastle Living Lab, Martin, M., Jamieson, D., Wilson, R. 2 Sep 2019

Research Themes and Scholarly Interests

Key areas of expertise:


• Information Systems

• Public Service Innovation

• Social Innovation

• Digital Government, Governance and Management

• Digital Health and Social Care

• Work and Technology

• Inter-Organisational Relationships: Partnership and Collaborative Working


Management PhD June 01 2012


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