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Professor Nick Hulbert-Williams inaugural lecture: The psychology of living with and beyond cancer – from theory to the real world

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Thursday 20 April 2023





Lecture Theatre , Law and Psychology

An Asian woman in her 60s embraces her mid-30s daughter who is battling cancerAn ethnic woman wearing a headscarf and fighting cancer sits on the couch with her mother. She is in the foreground and her mom is behind her, with her arm wrapped around in an embrace, and they're both looking out the window in a quiet moment of contemplation.

Cancer diagnosis and treatment have a profound emotional and psychological effect that may last well beyond the end of treatment into long-term cancer survivorship.

During Professor Hulbert-Williams career he has shifted from testing psychological theories claiming to help us understand the psychological impact of cancer to intervention-based research focused on real world results.

During his Inaugural talk, Professor Nick Hulbert-Williams will give a brief overview of how his early theoretical modelling developed into a series of clinical trials to test psychological interventions to improve the psychological wellbeing of those living with and beyond cancer.

Professor Nick Hulbert-Williams is a Charted Psychologist and Associate Fellow of the British Psychology Society. He has been a Coaching Psychologist registered with the British Psychological Society since 2014. Over his career he has co-authored 68 peer-reviewed journal articles and nine book chapters and is Associate Editor of the Journal of Psychosocial Oncology Research and Practice.


5:00pm- Welcome refreshments

5:30pm – Inaugural lecture

6:15pm – Q&A

6:30pm – Networking and refreshments

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