Archive for the ‘CDAS’ Category

UK ‘ill prepared’ for death and dying

IPR Policy Brief highlights challenges which should act as a catalyst to rethink our approach to death and dying

Do we need TripAdvisor for care homes?

Tony Walter shares his experience of trying to find the best geriatric care for his elderly mother

C4 series sets up old people’s home for four-year-olds

Professor Malcolm Johnson from CDAS is part of tonight's C4's series 'Old People's Home for Four-Year-Olds'

Watching funerals streamed online helps to deal with death

Andréia de Sousa Martins, PhD student in our Centre for Death & Society (CDAS), writes for the Conversation.

International collaboration to open up dialogue between West and East on death and dying

New MoU signed between CDAS and the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences paving the way for greater international collaboration on death, dying and bereavement.

Death in the age of Facebook: CNET

Our experts from CDAS comment on new etiquettes for mourning in the landscape of social media

ESRC award for Sierra Leonean Ebola response research

Dr Luisa Enria has joined the Centre for Development Studies at the University of Bath having won a prestigious ESRC Future Research Leaders fellowship.

National festival showcases latest trends in research

The University is hosting social scientists from around the UK for the ESRC's Research Methods Festival taking place in the Chancellors' Building this week.

Why we need to find a cure for 'social death'

Jana Králová, PhD student in our Centre for Death & Society, writes for The Conversation.

Vice-Chancellor’s Awards celebrate public engagement with research

We celebrated how our researchers are using public engagement to generate interest in their work at last week's 'Engage' event at The Edge.

BBC Bristol: Dr John Troyer on the Future Cemetery

Dr John Troyer, Director of Centre for Death and Society, talks to BBC Bristol about the Future Cemetery project and work afoot at Arnos Vale in Bristol.

Researchers reimagine the future cemetery at Arnos Vale

A design competition, organised through the Centre for Death & Society to reimagine a future cemetery, will see international colleagues from Columbia University work with Arnos Vale in Bristol.

Social Death: questioning the life-death boundary

Is it possible to be dead whilst still alive? By contrast is it possible to be alive while being dead?

New director appointed for CDAS

Dr John Troyer will become Director of the Centre for Death & Society following Prof Tony Walter's retirement

Dr John Troyer on memorialisation in the wake of Paris

Dr John Troyer (Centre for Death & Society) talks to BBC Wiltshire about memorialisation and how it is used to come to term with grief in the wake of the Paris attacks.

Is the UK really the best place in the world to die?

Tony Walter, Professor of Death Studies, writes for The Conversation.

How can we die well?

Researchers from Bath and partner universities in the west are hosting a free day-long event designed to help people think through and plan decisions that occur at the end of life, to increase their chances of having a good death.

Riddle me this: what is a technology? Tue 6 Jul

LITEbox: John Troyer will discuss the pros & cons of using digital technology in learning & teaching on 6 Jul

ITV Westcountry features bereavement guidelines

ITV Westcountry cover our latest Centre for Death & Society recommendations about dealing with a death by alcohol or drugs.