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 Silvia Goss

Silvia Goss

Research Assistant

Email
gosss1@cardiff.ac.uk
Telephone
+44 (0)29 2068 7010
Campuses
8th floor, Neuadd Meirionnydd, University Hospital of Wales, Heath Park, Cardiff, CF14 4YS

Overview

I am researcher working in palliative care as well as bereavement-related research, with a background in psychology and cognitive neuroscience. My current research interests include the grief experiences and bereavement support needs of people bereaved during the Covid-19 pandemic, exercise oncology and physical activity after a brain tumour diagnosis as well as core outcome set development and palliative care service evaluation.

Biography

Education and Qualifications:

  • PhD in Cognitive Neuroscience, City University London, London, UK (2012)
  • MSc in Psychology, University of Regensburg, Regensburg, Germany (2006)

Career Overview: 

  • 2019 - present: Research Assistant, Marie Curie Palliative Care Research Centre, Cardiff University

Honours and awards

  • Joanna Mugridge Research Award, Marie Curie Research Conference 2022: Poster presentation on “Parents’ accounts of the grief experiences and support needs of children and young people bereaved during the Covid-19 pandemic: Results from a UK-wide online survey”.

Publications

2022

2021

My current research interests include the long-term grief experiences and bereavement support needs of people bereaved during the Covid-19 pandemic, core outcome set development and palliative care service evaluation as well as physical activity in brain tumour patients.

Current research projects:

  • BeCovid: Long-term grief experiences and support needs of people bereaved during the Covid-19 pandemic. Longitudinal mixed-methods study with four time-points. (2020 - present).
  • Pall Care CODE /Value in Health - A Palliative Care Perspective: Development of a Core Outcome Set for the evaluation of the effectiveness of palliative care services in Wales (‘what to measure’) and identification of suitable tools to capture these core outcomes via a mapping exercise and gap analysis of existing toolkits (‘how to measure’). (2022 to present)

Previous research projects: 

  • PhAB: Barriers to and facilitators of physical activity in high-grade glioma patients in Wales and Bangladesh (2019-2021)

Supervision

Past projects