Dr Nuriye Kupeli is an Alzheimer’s Society Fellow at the Marie Curie Palliative Care Research Department, UCL. Her work focusses on family carers’ experiences of compassion while caring for someone living with dementia and its impact on carer wellbeing. She was awarded the Alzheimer’s Society Dementia Hero Award for Research for her work on the development of a decision aid to support carers when making difficult decisions during the pandemic.
Nuriye is a Co-Investigator for the ESRC/NIHR Empowering Better End of life Dementia Care programme. She is leading a workstream exploring unmet palliative care needs of people living with dementia and its association with quality of life, care transitions and carer experiences. Nuriye completed a BSc in Psychology, an MSc in Advanced Research Methods and a PhD in Health Psychology.