Archive for the ‘Centre for Death & Society’ Category

Embrace with death: John Troyer writes for Bath Magazine

Dr John Troyer, Director of the Centre for Death and Society writes about his own journey and the history and work of CDAS.

Politicians must connect with the sacrifice of soldiers

Professor Tony Walter (CDAS) writes for the New York Times.

Breathing new life into the funeral business

Tony Walter, Professor of Death Studies in our Centre for Death & Society, writes for The Conversation.

Nice attack: how to help those who lose loved ones

Filipa Alves-Costa writes for The Conversation on how to help those who lose loved ones in traumatic acts of violence.

How do we say goodbye to those we’ve lost? Fri 24 Jun

3rd Stage Dance Company presents Mementos – The Journey with a talk by Dr John Troyer from CDAS.

Academics line up for Bath Festival of Nature: Wed 24 Jun

Scientists from the University will be talking straw homes, the subconscious and venoms in a very special fringe event during the week of the Bath Festival of Nature.

Why we still need to talk about death

Dr John Troyer, Deputy Director of our Centre for Death & Society, Dr John Troyer talks to BBC Radio Bristol about CDAS at 10.

Centre for Death & Society marks 10th year

An event looking at why we still need to talk about death and society will mark this special milestone

Is a new craft of dying emerging in the digital age?

Professor Tony Walters from our Centre for Death & Society writes for the Conversation.

Listen: John Troyer talks about QR codes on gravestones

Dr John Troyer, Deputy Director of our Centre for Death & Society within the Department of Social & Policy Sciences, speaking to BBC Somerset's Emma Britton for the Breakfast programme.

Why we need to talk about death

As a new Dying Matters Coalition report is released showing that almost half of Britons would feel uncomfortable talking to someone who has been recently bereaved, Professor Tony Walter, Director of our Centre for Death & Society, speaks about the importance of talking about death, dying and grief.

Dr John Troyer talks about avatars on BBC Radio 4

Dr John Troyer from our Centre for Death & Society talks about avatars on Beyond Belief, BBC Radio 4

John Troyer talks about the commercial god, Halloween

The Conversation has published an article by Dr John Troyer from our Centre of Death & Society: 'It seems no cultural traditions involving death are safe from that commercial god, Halloween'

Kate Woodthorpe quoted in Guardian on paupers' funerals

Dr Kate Woodthorpe from our Centre for Death & Society suggests breakdown of the traditional nuclear family may cause confusion about who is responsible for paying for funerals.

Radio New Zealand interview: The Everydayness of Death

Dr John Troyer from our Centre for Death & Society claims it's not that death is a taboo subject, it's just that we've been encouraged not to talk about it.

John Troyer comments on Assisted Dying Bill

Peers in the House of Lords are debating Lord Falconer’s Assisted Dying Bill, when it receives its Second Reading.

Korean TV fascinated by death education at Bath

Leading South Korean documentary channel EBS came to campus on 15 May to film lecturers from our Centre for Death & Society for a TV documentary series investigating death worldwide.

John Troyer - Why it's good to talk about death: BBC Radio Wiltshire

Dr John Troyer from our Centre for Death & Society spoke to BBC Radio Wiltshire about the importance of talking about death to loved ones, as part of Dying Matters Week.

ITV interview with Kate Woodthorpe on costs of dying

ITV News interview Dr Kate Woodthorpe on the IPR Cost of Dying Briefing

Stroke survivor overcomes disability to graduate

A mature student who studied part-time to complete a Foundation Degree in Funeral Services will graduate at the University of Bath’s winter ceremonies, despite suffering multiple strokes.