Research in this area is focused around understanding the links between social, emotional and cognitive factors and the cancer experience, including cancer genetics, with specific expertise in the development and evaluation of psychological interventions for a range of cancer populations.
Research projects in this area include:
- KESS II PHD studentship: The Psychosocial Cancer Evaluation Toolkit: Developing a tailored evaluation protocol and research outcome database for the evaluation of cancer support and prevention initiatives. Collaboration with Tenovus Cancer Care and School of Applied Computing, UWTSD.
- The C:EVOLVE project: The development and evaluation of an online counselling intervention for young people affected by cancer (funded by Tenovus Cancer Care Innovation Grant Scheme 2012)
- Exploring the impact of an ecotherapy intervention for women with breast cancer (funded by Tenovus Cancer Care Innovation Grant Scheme, 2010).
- Understanding the experiences of women with secondary breast cancer
Staff working in this area: