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Centre for Psychosocial Research in Cancer


Find out about our academics and their expertise.

Professor Alison Richardson PhD, MSc, BN, PGDipEd, RN

Prof in Cancer Nursing/End of Life Care
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Dr Amanda Cummings

Senior Research Assistant
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Professor Anne-Sophie Darlington

Personal Chair

Research interests

  • Measurement of quality of life
  • Development of quality of life instruments
  • Investigating the relationship between coping strategies and well-being

Accepting applications from PhD students

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Dr Becky Foster

MSRG Evaluation Research Fellow

Research interests

  • Cancer survivorship
  • Interventions to support people living with and beyond cancer
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Mr Bjoern Schukowsky

Data Manager
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Professor Claire Foster

Professor of Psychosocial Oncology

Accepting applications from PhD students

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Dr Daniel Aze

Research Fellow
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Dr David Wright

Senior Research Fellow
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Dr Jamal Hossain PhD, MSc, BSc (Hons), FHEA

Lecturer in Applied Health Statistics

Research interests

  • Quantitative Research Methods and Health Survey Data Analysis
  • Multilevel Modelling and Longitudinal Analysis of Health Outcomes
  • Application of Statistical and Machine Learning Methods in Healthcare and Social Science Research

Accepting applications from PhD students

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Dr Jane Frankland PhD, BSc(Hons)

Senior Research Fellow

Research interests

  • Social processes related to self-management and help seeking
  • Social cultural context of self-management
  • Sexual function post cancer treatment
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