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Dr Karen Lowton

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.

Participation in conference

Living with Loss conference: Supporting children and teenagers adjusting to loss: Life with cystic fibrosis. St Richards Hospital, Chichester,

Karen Lowton (Invited speaker)

Oct 2004 → …

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

British Sociological Association Medical Sociology Group Conference, York University,. Ali S, Sykes N, Hall E, Buchan J, Lowton K, Emmitt K

Karen Lowton (Speaker)

Sep 2004 → …

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

The prevalence of MRSA in a hospice. Palliative Care Congress, Sheffield,

Karen Lowton (Speaker)

2004 → …

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

How best can we evaluate the impact of children’s bereavement in the classroom? European Association of Palliative Care congress, Lyon,

Karen Lowton (Speaker)

May 2002 → …

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

Managing bereavement in the classroom. Palliative Care Congress, Sheffield,

Karen Lowton (Speaker)

2002 → …

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

Relatives’ experiences of care given to family members who have died from cystic fibrosis

Karen Lowton (Keynote/plenary speaker)

2001 → …

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

Publication peer-review

Social Science & Medicine (Medical Sociology and Health Policy) (Journal)

Karen Lowton (Peer reviewer)

2001 → …

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Diabetic Medicine (Journal)

Karen Lowton (Peer reviewer)

2001 → …

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International Journal of Pharmacy (Journal)

Karen Lowton (Peer reviewer)

2001 → …

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial workPublication peer-review

International Journal of Nursing Studies (Journal)

Karen Lowton (Peer reviewer)

2001 → …

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Journal of Genetic Counselling (Journal)

Karen Lowton (Peer reviewer)

2001 → …

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Journal Of Cystic Fibrosis (Journal)

Karen Lowton (Peer reviewer)

2001 → …

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial workPublication peer-review

Journal of public health (Journal)

Karen Lowton (Peer reviewer)

2001 → …

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Sociology of Health and Illness (Journal)

Karen Lowton (Peer reviewer)

2001 → …

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial workPublication peer-review

Types of External academic engagement - Membership of external research organisation

British Sociological Association

Karen Lowton (Member)

2001 → …

Activity: OtherTypes of External academic engagement - Membership of external research organisation

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