Organization profile

Organisation profile

Our research relates to:

  • the experience of death and bereavement
  • practice and policy concerning the dying, the dead, and the bereaved
  • how end-of-life practices require yet can foster community development
  • relationships between the living and the dead
  • influences of economics, politics, inequality, social networks, technology and culture

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death Social Sciences
Bereavement Medicine & Life Sciences
dying Social Sciences
Grief Medicine & Life Sciences
Chronic Pain Medicine & Life Sciences
funeral Social Sciences
grief Social Sciences
England Medicine & Life Sciences

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Projects 2011 2021

Research Output 1997 2020

A Pilot Project Using a Community Approach to Support Child Protection Services in China

Lei, J., Cai, T., Brown, S. & Wei, L., 1 Sep 2019, In : Children and Youth Services Review. 104, 104414.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Billie Eilish and Tourette’s: our new study reveals what it’s really like to live with the condition

Forrester-Jones, R., 8 Jul 2019, The Conversation.

Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

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Communication and cross-examination in court for children and adults with intellectual disabilities: a systematic review

Morrison, J., Forrester-Jones, R., Bradshaw, J. & Murphy, G., 1 Oct 2019, In : The International Journal of Evidence and Proof. 23, 4, p. 366-398 33 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access

Student theses

A mixed-method psychosocial analysis how senior health care professionals recognise dying and engage patients and families in the negotiation of key decisions.

Author: Wilson, J., 2 Oct 2017

Supervisor: Smith, P. (Supervisor), Lucey, H. (Supervisor) & Dack, C. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD


An Analysis Of The Treatment Of Informal Care As A Social Risk in England

Author: Morgan, F., 2 Jul 2015

Supervisor: Carmel, E. (Supervisor) & Johnson, M. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD


Bereavement and Motivation in Three Contrasting Cultures: Britain, Japan and China

Author: Fang, C., 22 Nov 2018

Supervisor: Valentine, C. (Supervisor) & Troyer, J. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD