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Quality of Life after Brain Injury

Goldsmiths, University of London

Friday, 7 June 2013 from 09:30 to 16:30 (BST)

Quality of Life after Brain Injury

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Quality of Life after Brain Injury:

Assessment and Enhancement through Neurorehabilitation

Full day symposium and workshop on Friday June 7th 2013

at Goldsmiths, University of London – SE14 6NW

09.30 – 10.00

REGISTRATION – tea and coffee


10.00 – 10.05

Welcome and introduction

Jane Powell

Professor of Psychology

Goldsmiths, University of London

10.05 – 10.30

Quality of Life after brain injury:

An international challenge and an international ‘taskforce’

Edmund Neugebauer

Professor of Surgical Research Witten/Herdecke University, Germany

10.30 – 11.00

What is quality of life anyway, and how can it be measured?

Jane Powell

Professor of Psychology

Goldsmiths, University of London

11.00 – 11.30

The challenges of cross-cultural and multi-lingual health-related QOL assessment

Monika Bullinger

Professor of Medical Psychology University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf, Germany

11.30 – 11.50



11.50 – 12.30

i.    The QOLIBRI:  Psychometrics and validation

ii.   Interpreting reported QoL after brain injury - promises, paradoxes, and pitfalls

Lindsay Wilson

Professor of Psychology

University of Stirling

12.30 – 13.00

The Finnish experience:Assessing QoL within a comprehensive neuropsychological rehabilitation framework

Sanna Koskinen

Clinical Neuropsychologist

Käpylä Rehabilitation Centre

Sini-Tuuli Siponkoski

Psychologist, South Karelia Social and Health Care District

13.00 – 14.15


14.15 – 14.45

Self-awareness and quality of life after brain injury

Nadine Sasse

Department of Medical Psychology and Medical Sociology

University of Göttingen, Germany

14.45 – 15.15

A musical perspective:  iPad technology enabling disabled people to make music both together and apart

Mick Grierson

Senior Lecturer in Computing Goldsmiths, University of London

15.15 – 16.30

Training session:

- Using the QOLIBRI in clinical practice
- Reporting and analysing data
- Collaboration and data-sharing

Members of the QOLIBRI Team



Do you have questions about Quality of Life after Brain Injury? Contact Goldsmiths, University of London

When & Where

Goldsmiths, University of London
New Academic Bullding
New Cross
SE14 6AD London
United Kingdom

Friday, 7 June 2013 from 09:30 to 16:30 (BST)

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Policy on cancellations and changes to booking: If you are unable to take up your place and wish to transfer it to a colleague, please advise Helen Keogh by email ( giving your contact details, your organisation name, your booking number, and the contact details of the substitute delegate. We will refund the total registration fee for cancellations notified to us by 10.05.13; and 50% of the fee (£40) for cancellations notified to us between 11.05.13 and 31.05.13. After this point no refunds will be given.

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