Blog

Blog

Page 3 of 5Posts 11 to 15 of 25

Team Reflections from DDD15

Some highlights from team members attending the DDD15 conference 

The 15th international conference on the Social Context of Death, Dying and Disposal (DDD15) was held online from 1st – 4th September 2021, hosted by Manchester Metropolitan University for the Association for the Study of Death and Society. This year’s theme…

Published by Health Services Research Unit, University of Aberdeen

Presenting our work in progress at DDD15

Five members of our team attended the 15th international conference on the Social Context of Death, Dying and Disposal (DDD15), which was held online from 1st – 4th September 2021. In this blog, we share the updates on work in progress that we presented at the conference.

We presented together…

Published by Health Services Research Unit, University of Aberdeen

Now showing: funerals

Jennie Riley explores a range of experiences of – and opinions towards – funeral livestreaming, and considers some of the questions this burgeoning phenomenon might require us to ask.

At the start of June 2021, it was my pleasure to attend my good friend Katharine’s wedding to husband Sam…

Published by Health Services Research Unit, University of Aberdeen

Honouring funeral wishes in times of disruption

Abi Pattenden reflects on the advantages of discussing funeral plans with loved ones in advance – and suggests all is not lost even when they cannot be fulfilled to the letter.

The extent to which people plan their own funeral in advance varies widely. Some people leave very detailed…

Published by Health Services Research Unit, University of Aberdeen

Curtailments, postponements, and omissions: the effects of the pandemic on funerals and associated events

Abi Pattenden reflects on the shifting reasons and possibilities for ‘doing something later’

In the early stages of the COVID-19 pandemic, there was significant uncertainty around the extent to which funerals would be able to continue at all. Pandemic planning had mostly focused on practicalities of body disposal rather than…

Published by Health Services Research Unit, University of Aberdeen

Search Blog

Browse by Month

2023

  1. Jan There are no items to show for January 2023
  2. Feb There are no items to show for February 2023
  3. Mar There are no items to show for March 2023
  4. Apr There are no items to show for April 2023
  5. May There are no items to show for May 2023
  6. Jun There are no items to show for June 2023
  7. Jul There are no items to show for July 2023
  8. Aug There are no items to show for August 2023
  9. Sep There are no items to show for September 2023
  10. Oct There are no items to show for October 2023
  11. Nov There are no items to show for November 2023
  12. Dec There are no items to show for December 2023

2022

  1. Jan
  2. Feb
  3. Mar There are no items to show for March 2022
  4. Apr There are no items to show for April 2022
  5. May There are no items to show for May 2022
  6. Jun
  7. Jul There are no items to show for July 2022
  8. Aug
  9. Sep There are no items to show for September 2022
  10. Oct
  11. Nov
  12. Dec

2021

  1. Jan There are no items to show for January 2021
  2. Feb
  3. Mar
  4. Apr
  5. May
  6. Jun There are no items to show for June 2021
  7. Jul
  8. Aug There are no items to show for August 2021
  9. Sep
  10. Oct There are no items to show for October 2021
  11. Nov
  12. Dec There are no items to show for December 2021