• 70 Cowcaddens Road, Glasgow Caledonian University

    G4 0BA Glasgow

    United Kingdom

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Research interests

Mr. Eric Nkansah Opoku is a lecturer of Occupational Therapy within the Department of Occupational Therapy, Human Nutrition and Dietetics, Glasgow Caledonian University. He received his Bachelor of Science in Occupational Therapy education with the University of Ghana, and his Master of Occupational Therapy education with Stellenbosch University in South Africa. His line of scholarship and research is directly related to health professional education and practice, Play occupations among children with disabilities and telerehabilitation of adults with neurological conditions. Eric also has research interest in cultural sensitivity and anti-coloniality in the context of occupational therapy education and practice. Eric teaches and supervises students’ research at masters and undergraduate levels.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 4 - Quality Education
  • SDG 10 - Reduced Inequalities

Education/Academic qualification

Occupational therapy, Master of Science, Stellenbosch University

3 Jan 201931 Mar 2020

Award Date: 31 Mar 2020

Occupational Therapy, Bachelor of Science, University of Ghana

1 Sept 201231 Aug 2016

Award Date: 31 Aug 2016

External positions

Research and Congress Officer, Occupational therapy Association of Ghana

1 Nov 2017 → …


  • Occupational Therapy
  • Tele-rehabilitation
  • Play in Children
  • Anti-coloniality and Decolonising the curriculum
  • Medical Education
  • Professional Identity Development
  • Health Professional Education
  • Knowledge Translation
  • Evidence-based practice
  • Research Utilisation


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