Professor of Sociolinguistics and Head of Department, University of Reading

Rodney Jones

Rodney Jones is Professor of Sociolinguistics at the University of Reading and PI on the Project: Health Claims Unpacked: Developing a digital toolkit to enhance the communication of health claims. His past research on food labelling and health communication has been funded by the Hong Kong Research Grants Council and the Hong Kong Healthcare and Promotion Fund. He has published on the subject of health communication in such journals as Health, Risk and Society, The Journal of Business and Technical Communication, and Multimodal Communication, and is the author of the 2013 book Health and Risk Communication: An Applied Linguistic Perspective (Routledge).