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Karen Gray

Karen Gray

Karen Gray
Researcher
University of Worcester

Karen Gray is a doctoral researcher within the TAnDem Doctoral Training Centre, looking at methodological challenges and solutions in the evaluation of art-based activities for people with dementia. She worked previously for Bristol-based arts and health consultancy, Willis Newson and holds a first PhD in 19thC American Literature from Cambridge University.

Karen Gray

Japan is a ‘super ageing society’, in which a currently reported 4.6 million people live with dementia. This figure is expected to nearly double over the next 10 years.

Karen Gray

On the train home from Nottingham to Bristol last week I finished The Iceberg: A Memoir by the artist Marion Coutts.  This extraordinary and devastating book describes the dying from a brain tumour of Coutts’