Centre for Death & Society

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Student Research topic title Supervisor


Filipa Alves-Costa


Homicidal bereavement in the UK: Evaluation of an holistic programme for those bereaved through murder and manslaughter
  • Dr Catherine Hamilton-Giachritsis
  • Dr Sarah Halligan
Chao Fang An explanation of the process of bereavement and its verification--via a sociological perspective of “motivation”
Joshua Graham Feasting with Death: A Comparative Ethnography of English and American Funeral Food Practices
Beatrice Godwin The Subjective Experience of Advanced Dementia


Sarah Griffiths 


The virtual memorialisation of the 9/11 attacks
Jana Kralova Social Death
Andréia Martins


The Virtual Wake in Brazil 


Diana Teggi End of life care (EOLC) in care homes in the UK
Renske Visser

Care and cost at the end of life

Jo Wilson How senior health care professionals recognise dying and engage patients and families to negotiate key decisions to improve the patient and carer experience. Participatory action-research explored as a means to develop clinical practice.