Karen Lowton

Karen Lowton


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Research interests

New Ageing Populations; those born with serious health conditions who did not historically survive childhood, and those developing previously life-limiting conditions in early or mid-life who now routinely reach mid-to-late adult life; sociology of health and illness; the social effects and management of chronic illness; treatment decision making; end of life care; research ethics.

Research interests (short)

New Ageing Populations; palliative and supportive care; sociology of health and illness.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being


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