Sam Hooker

Social Policy, Student Rep

PhD Researcher in Social Policy (ESRC 1+3)
Centre for Death and Society, University of Bath

Start date: October 2020

Research topic: How feasible is caring for the deceased at home in the UK, and to what extent does this help bereaved families?

My research will explore the benefits and challenges of caring for a deceased person’s body at home, and the extent to which this helps (or hinders) bereaved individuals, families and communities in coming to terms with the death and their grief experience.

Research supervisors: Dr Kate Woodthorpe, Dr John Troyer

Professional memberships/Positions held:

SWDTP Student Rep

Email: smh83@bath.ac.uk

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