Andrew Irving, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Sciences, University College of London and Royal Free Hospital
Andrew Irving is a research fellow in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Sciences, University College of London and Royal Free Hospital, where he is working on a project that seeks to understand the psychological and emotional journey people make after diagnosis with cancer. Previously he has conducted fieldwork amongst people living with HIV/AIDS in Kampala and New York, and is particularly interested in those moments where time and death emerge into everyday life. His award-winning PhD is entitled ‘Life Made Strange; A Comparative Study of How HIV/AIDS Affects Perception of Time, Existence and Otherness’, and was completed at the School of Oriental and African Studies in 2002.
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