Posts Tagged ‘death’

Bob Holman - former professor & honorary graduate dies

‘Social work has lost one of its beaming lights’ writes Ray Jones, a former lecturer in social work at Bath.

Reimagining new cemetery in Bristol

A CDAS design competition will see international colleagues from Columbia Uni work at Arnos Vale

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.

Obituary: Mike Phillips (formerly of Materials Science)

We regret to announce the death of retired senior lecturer Mike Phillips, who passed away on 20 February 2016.

How long is too long a life? Dependence, decrepitude & death

Jana Králová, PhD student from Social & Policy Sciences writes her first article for The Conversation.

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?

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.

Obituary: Professor Emeritus W John Thomas

The University is saddened to learn of the recent death of Professor W John Thomas, the University’s first ever Professor of Chemical Engineering.

Who owns a person’s ‘digital legacy’ after they die? [6:48]

Dr John Troyer (Centre for Death & Society) has been interviewed on BBC Inside Out West (from 6:48) about what happens when a person's digital legacy is locked online.

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

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

GW4 event asks: How can we die well?

A free day-long event to explore end of life decisions to increase chances of having a good death

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.

Roger Pedder, former Uni Treasurer & hon graduate, passes away

The University is saddened to hear of the death on 1 October of Roger Pedder.

How one family's loss is helping others

Bereaved by an alcohol or drugs-related death: The story of the MacDonalds who lost their son to drugs

ITV Westcountry features bereavement guidelines

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

Bereavement by alcohol or drugs

New report from CDAS focuses on bereavement for individuals who have lost a loved one to alcohol or drugs

New guidelines to support people bereaved by alcohol or drugs

A new report from CDAS focuses on bereavement for individuals who have lost a loved one to alcohol or drugs.

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

Why we (still) need to talk about death and society

Our Centre for Death & Society turns 10 today.