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DocumentThe art of dying2008

Reference code: PT/FB
Entity holding: BIAL Foundation
Location: S. Mamede do Coronado
Title:
BIAL Foundation Archive
Start date: 1994
History:
The BIAL Foundation was created in 1994 by Laboratórios BIAL in conjunction with the Council of Rectors of Portuguese Universities. BIAL’s Foundation mission is to foster the scientific study of Man from both the physical and spiritual perspectives.
Along the years the BIAL Foundation has developed an important relationship with the scientific community, first in Portugal and after worldwide. Today it is an institution of reference which aims to stimulate new researches that may help people, promote more health and contribute to new milestones to gain access to knowledge.
Among its activities the BIAL Foundation manages the BIAL Award, created in 1984, one of the most important awards in the Health field in Europe. The BIAL Award rewards both the basic and the clinical research distinguishing works of major impact in medical research.
The BIAL Foundation also assigns Scientific Research Scholarships for the study of neurophysiological and mental health in people, arousing the interest of researchers in the areas of Psychophysiology and Parapsychology.
To date the BIAL Foundation has supported 461 projects, more than 1000 researchers, with research groups in twenty-seven countries, resulting, until April 2013, in about 600 full papers, out of which 172 published in indexed international journals with an average impact factor of 3.6 and a substantial number of citations (1665).
Since 1996 the BIAL Foundation organizes the Symposia entitled "Behind and Beyond the Brain", a Forum that gathers well renowned neurosciences speakers and the BIAL Foundation Fellows which are spread around the world.
Classified as an institution of public utility, the BIAL Foundation includes among its patrons the Portuguese President, the Portuguese Universities Rectors' Council and the Portuguese Medical Association.
URL: http://www.bial.com/pt/
Accessibility: By permission

Reference code: PT/FB/BL
Entity holding: BIAL Foundation
Title: BIAL Grants
Start date: 1994
History:
In 1994 the BIAL Foundation launched a programme of science research grants with the aim of encouraging the research into Man’s physical and mental processes, namely in fields still largely unexplored but which warrant further scientific analysis, as Psychophysiology and Parapsychology.
Since its launch, applications to the BIAL grants have been increasing. Up to now 461 projects have been supported, involving more than 1000 researchers from 27 countries.
The approved applications have benefited from grants in amounts comprised between €5,000 and €50, 000. The amount to be granted is fixed by the Scientific board according to the needs of each project.
The supported projects have originated, until April 2013, in about 600 full papers, 172 out of which were published in indexed international journals with an average impact factor of 3.6 and a substantial number of citations (1665).
Among the BIAL Foundation fellows is worth highlighting the presence of scientists from prestigious universities from the United States, United Kingdom, Australia, Russia, Germany, Japan, France, Canada, and many others.
The BIAL grants are promoted biannually.

Reference code: PT/FB/BL-2004
Location: Arquivo PCA - Pastas 1 a 25/2004
Title:
2004 Grants
Start date: 2005-01 - 2012-09
Dimension/support:
25 caixas de arquivo

Reference code: PT/FB/BL-2004-108
Location: Arquivo PCA - Pasta 26/2004
Title:
108 - A pilot study into the incidence of deathbed phenomena in nursing homes and hospices in Hampshire England, and in Rotterdam Holland
Duration: 2008-11 - 2016-01
Researcher(s):
Peter Fenwick, Sue Brayne, Shirley Firth, Bart van de Lugt, Julian Candy, Frans Reynders, Frans Baar
Institution(s): University Department of Mental Health, Royal Southampton Hospital, Hamphsire (UK)
Contents: Contents:
Bursary agreement
Application form
Correspondence
Financial report and expenditure documents
Progress reports
1 Book (2 copies)
1 Brochure (2 copies)
5 Articles
Language: eng
Author:
Fenwick, P.
Secondary author(s):
Brayne, S., Firth, S., Van de Lugt, B., Candy, J., Reynders, F., Baar, F.
Number of reproductions:
2
Keywords:
Parapsychology / Survival after bodily death / Deathbed phenomena / Near-death experience / Intervention

Reference code: PT/FB/BL-2004-108.14
Location: Arquivo PCA - Pasta 26/2004
Title:
The art of dying
Publication year: 2008
URL:
http://www.bloomsbury.com/uk/the-art-of-dying-9781441149039/
Abstract/Results: BOOK DESCRIPTION:
A new book to help the dying, their loved ones and their health care workers better understand the dying process and to come to terms with death itself.
The Art of Dying is a contemporary version of the medieval Ars Moriendi-a manual on how to achieve a good death. Peter Fenwick is an eminent neuropsychiatrist, academic and expert on disorders of the brain. His most compelling and provocative research has been into the end of life phenomena, including near-death experiences and deathbed visions of the dying person, as well as the experiences of hospice and palliative care workers and relatives of dying people. Dr. Fenwick believes that consciousness may be independent of the brain and so able to survive the death of the brain, a theory which has divided the scientific community. The "problem with death" is deeply rooted in our culture and the social organization of death rituals. Fenwick believes that with serious engagement and through further investigation of these phenomena, he can help change attitudes so that we in the West can face up to death, and embrace it as a significant and sacred part of life. We have become used to believing that we have to shield each other from the idea of death. Fear of death means we view it as something to be fought every step of the way.
Aimed at a broad popular readership, The Art of Dying looks at how other cultures have dealt with death and the dying process (The Tibetan "death system", Swedenborg, etc.) and compares this with phenomena reported through recent scientific research. It describes too the experiences of health care workers who are involved with end of life issues who feel that they need a better understanding of the dying process, and more training in how to help their patients die well by overcoming the common barriers to a good death, such as unfinished business and unresolved emotions of guilt or hate.
From descriptions of the phenomena encountered by the dying and those around them, to mapping out ways in which we can die a "good death", this book is an excellent basis for helping people come to terms with death.
Accessibility: Document exists in file
Language:
eng
Author:
Fenwick, P.
Secondary author(s):
Fenwick, E.
Document type:
Book
Number of reproductions:
2
Reference:
Fenwick, P., & Fenwick, E. (2008). The art of dying. London, England: Continuum International Publishing Group Ltd.
Indexed document: No
Keywords: Carers / Deathbed visions / Deathbed coincidences / Near-death experience / Consciousness / Dying

DocumentEnd of life experiences and their implications for palliative care2007

Reference code: PT/FB
Entity holding: BIAL Foundation
Location: S. Mamede do Coronado
Title:
BIAL Foundation Archive
Start date: 1994
History:
The BIAL Foundation was created in 1994 by Laboratórios BIAL in conjunction with the Council of Rectors of Portuguese Universities. BIAL’s Foundation mission is to foster the scientific study of Man from both the physical and spiritual perspectives.
Along the years the BIAL Foundation has developed an important relationship with the scientific community, first in Portugal and after worldwide. Today it is an institution of reference which aims to stimulate new researches that may help people, promote more health and contribute to new milestones to gain access to knowledge.
Among its activities the BIAL Foundation manages the BIAL Award, created in 1984, one of the most important awards in the Health field in Europe. The BIAL Award rewards both the basic and the clinical research distinguishing works of major impact in medical research.
The BIAL Foundation also assigns Scientific Research Scholarships for the study of neurophysiological and mental health in people, arousing the interest of researchers in the areas of Psychophysiology and Parapsychology.
To date the BIAL Foundation has supported 461 projects, more than 1000 researchers, with research groups in twenty-seven countries, resulting, until April 2013, in about 600 full papers, out of which 172 published in indexed international journals with an average impact factor of 3.6 and a substantial number of citations (1665).
Since 1996 the BIAL Foundation organizes the Symposia entitled "Behind and Beyond the Brain", a Forum that gathers well renowned neurosciences speakers and the BIAL Foundation Fellows which are spread around the world.
Classified as an institution of public utility, the BIAL Foundation includes among its patrons the Portuguese President, the Portuguese Universities Rectors' Council and the Portuguese Medical Association.
URL: http://www.bial.com/pt/
Accessibility: By permission

Reference code: PT/FB/BL
Entity holding: BIAL Foundation
Title: BIAL Grants
Start date: 1994
History:
In 1994 the BIAL Foundation launched a programme of science research grants with the aim of encouraging the research into Man’s physical and mental processes, namely in fields still largely unexplored but which warrant further scientific analysis, as Psychophysiology and Parapsychology.
Since its launch, applications to the BIAL grants have been increasing. Up to now 461 projects have been supported, involving more than 1000 researchers from 27 countries.
The approved applications have benefited from grants in amounts comprised between €5,000 and €50, 000. The amount to be granted is fixed by the Scientific board according to the needs of each project.
The supported projects have originated, until April 2013, in about 600 full papers, 172 out of which were published in indexed international journals with an average impact factor of 3.6 and a substantial number of citations (1665).
Among the BIAL Foundation fellows is worth highlighting the presence of scientists from prestigious universities from the United States, United Kingdom, Australia, Russia, Germany, Japan, France, Canada, and many others.
The BIAL grants are promoted biannually.

Reference code: PT/FB/BL-2004
Location: Arquivo PCA - Pastas 1 a 25/2004
Title:
2004 Grants
Start date: 2005-01 - 2012-09
Dimension/support:
25 caixas de arquivo

Reference code: PT/FB/BL-2004-108
Location: Arquivo PCA - Pasta 26/2004
Title:
108 - A pilot study into the incidence of deathbed phenomena in nursing homes and hospices in Hampshire England, and in Rotterdam Holland
Duration: 2008-11 - 2016-01
Researcher(s):
Peter Fenwick, Sue Brayne, Shirley Firth, Bart van de Lugt, Julian Candy, Frans Reynders, Frans Baar
Institution(s): University Department of Mental Health, Royal Southampton Hospital, Hamphsire (UK)
Contents: Contents:
Bursary agreement
Application form
Correspondence
Financial report and expenditure documents
Progress reports
1 Book (2 copies)
1 Brochure (2 copies)
5 Articles
Language: eng
Author:
Fenwick, P.
Secondary author(s):
Brayne, S., Firth, S., Van de Lugt, B., Candy, J., Reynders, F., Baar, F.
Number of reproductions:
2
Keywords:
Parapsychology / Survival after bodily death / Deathbed phenomena / Near-death experience / Intervention

Reference code: PT/FB/BL-2004-108.07
Location: Arquivo PCA - Pasta 26/2004
Title:
End of life experiences and their implications for palliative care
Publication year: 2007
URL:
http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/00207230701394458#.UgINhGxdYq4
Abstract/Results: ABSTRACT:
Anecdotal evidence suggests that death may be heralded by phenomena which seem to comfort dying persons and prepare them spiritually for death. Medical practitioners have been slow to recognize these end of life experiences (ELEs) and there has been little research into the way carers respond when patients try to talk about phenomena they have experienced, and how these ELEs influence the carers’ work. A pilot study with a palliative care team revealed that patients regularly report these phenomena as an important part of their dying process, and that the experiences are far broader than the traditional image of an apparition at the end of the bed. The study suggested that many Palliative Carers are not trained to help them recognize the wider implications of ELEs, or to deal with difficult questions or situations, which arise from them. Many ELEs may go unreported because of this. The pilot study also suggested that ELEs are not drug-induced, and that patients would rather talk to nurses than doctors about their experiences. There are many subjective phenomena in common between ELEs and near death experiences suggesting that they may form part of a single process.
Accessibility: Document exists in file
Copyright/Reproduction:
By permission
Language:
eng
Author:
Fenwick, P.
Secondary author(s):
Lovelace, H., Brayne, S.
Document type:
Article
Number of reproductions:
2
Reference:
Fenwick, P., Lovelace, H., & Brayne, S. (2007). End of life experiences and their implications for palliative care. International Journal of Environmental Studies, 64(3), 315-323. https://doi.org/10.1080/00207230701394458
Indexed document: Yes
Keywords: End-of-life experiences / Deathbed visions / Palliative care / Dying

End of life experiences and their implications for palliative care

End of life experiences and their implications for palliative care

DocumentEnd-of-life experiences and the dying process in a Gloucestershire nursing home as reported by nurses and care assistants2008

Reference code: PT/FB
Entity holding: BIAL Foundation
Location: S. Mamede do Coronado
Title:
BIAL Foundation Archive
Start date: 1994
History:
The BIAL Foundation was created in 1994 by Laboratórios BIAL in conjunction with the Council of Rectors of Portuguese Universities. BIAL’s Foundation mission is to foster the scientific study of Man from both the physical and spiritual perspectives.
Along the years the BIAL Foundation has developed an important relationship with the scientific community, first in Portugal and after worldwide. Today it is an institution of reference which aims to stimulate new researches that may help people, promote more health and contribute to new milestones to gain access to knowledge.
Among its activities the BIAL Foundation manages the BIAL Award, created in 1984, one of the most important awards in the Health field in Europe. The BIAL Award rewards both the basic and the clinical research distinguishing works of major impact in medical research.
The BIAL Foundation also assigns Scientific Research Scholarships for the study of neurophysiological and mental health in people, arousing the interest of researchers in the areas of Psychophysiology and Parapsychology.
To date the BIAL Foundation has supported 461 projects, more than 1000 researchers, with research groups in twenty-seven countries, resulting, until April 2013, in about 600 full papers, out of which 172 published in indexed international journals with an average impact factor of 3.6 and a substantial number of citations (1665).
Since 1996 the BIAL Foundation organizes the Symposia entitled "Behind and Beyond the Brain", a Forum that gathers well renowned neurosciences speakers and the BIAL Foundation Fellows which are spread around the world.
Classified as an institution of public utility, the BIAL Foundation includes among its patrons the Portuguese President, the Portuguese Universities Rectors' Council and the Portuguese Medical Association.
URL: http://www.bial.com/pt/
Accessibility: By permission

Reference code: PT/FB/BL
Entity holding: BIAL Foundation
Title: BIAL Grants
Start date: 1994
History:
In 1994 the BIAL Foundation launched a programme of science research grants with the aim of encouraging the research into Man’s physical and mental processes, namely in fields still largely unexplored but which warrant further scientific analysis, as Psychophysiology and Parapsychology.
Since its launch, applications to the BIAL grants have been increasing. Up to now 461 projects have been supported, involving more than 1000 researchers from 27 countries.
The approved applications have benefited from grants in amounts comprised between €5,000 and €50, 000. The amount to be granted is fixed by the Scientific board according to the needs of each project.
The supported projects have originated, until April 2013, in about 600 full papers, 172 out of which were published in indexed international journals with an average impact factor of 3.6 and a substantial number of citations (1665).
Among the BIAL Foundation fellows is worth highlighting the presence of scientists from prestigious universities from the United States, United Kingdom, Australia, Russia, Germany, Japan, France, Canada, and many others.
The BIAL grants are promoted biannually.

Reference code: PT/FB/BL-2004
Location: Arquivo PCA - Pastas 1 a 25/2004
Title:
2004 Grants
Start date: 2005-01 - 2012-09
Dimension/support:
25 caixas de arquivo

Reference code: PT/FB/BL-2004-108
Location: Arquivo PCA - Pasta 26/2004
Title:
108 - A pilot study into the incidence of deathbed phenomena in nursing homes and hospices in Hampshire England, and in Rotterdam Holland
Duration: 2008-11 - 2016-01
Researcher(s):
Peter Fenwick, Sue Brayne, Shirley Firth, Bart van de Lugt, Julian Candy, Frans Reynders, Frans Baar
Institution(s): University Department of Mental Health, Royal Southampton Hospital, Hamphsire (UK)
Contents: Contents:
Bursary agreement
Application form
Correspondence
Financial report and expenditure documents
Progress reports
1 Book (2 copies)
1 Brochure (2 copies)
5 Articles
Language: eng
Author:
Fenwick, P.
Secondary author(s):
Brayne, S., Firth, S., Van de Lugt, B., Candy, J., Reynders, F., Baar, F.
Number of reproductions:
2
Keywords:
Parapsychology / Survival after bodily death / Deathbed phenomena / Near-death experience / Intervention

Reference code: PT/FB/BL-2004-108.08
Location: Arquivo PCA - Pasta 26/2004
Title:
End-of-life experiences and the dying process in a Gloucestershire nursing home as reported by nurses and care assistants
Publication year: 2008
URL:
http://ajh.sagepub.com/content/25/3/195.abstract
Abstract/Results: ABSTRACT:
This article presents an interim study into the end-of-life experiences of elderly residents in a Gloucestershire nursing home as reported by nurses and care assistants. It draws comparisons between the experiences of an end-of-life experiences pilot study conducted with the Camden Palliative Care Team in the United Kingdom with those of the nursing home staff to consider whether the dying experience of elderly nursing home residents is the same as those whose lives are foreshortened through terminal illness. It draws the conclusion that elderly residents have end-of-life experiences similar to those described in the Camden pilot study. It also examines the effect that end-of-life experiences have on the carers and reflects on possible needs for specialized training and support to deal with such existential issues.
Language: eng
Author:
Brayne, S.
Secondary author(s):
Lovelace, H., Fenwick, P.
Document type:
Article
Number of reproductions:
2
Reference:
Brayne, S., Lovelace, H., & Fenwick, P. (2008). End-of-life experiences and the dying process in a Gloucestershire nursing home as reported by nurses and care assistants. American Journal of Hospice and Palliative Medicine, 25(3), 195-206. https://doi.org/10.1177/1049909108315302
2-year Impact Factor: 0.969|2010
Impact factor notes: Impact factor computed since 2010
Times cited: 43|2024-02-05
Indexed document: Yes
Quartile: Q4
Keywords: Deathbed experiences / Spiritual / Dying

DocumentDeath, end of life experiences, and their theoretical and clinical implications for the mind-brain realtionship2012

Reference code: PT/FB
Entity holding: BIAL Foundation
Location: S. Mamede do Coronado
Title:
BIAL Foundation Archive
Start date: 1994
History:
The BIAL Foundation was created in 1994 by Laboratórios BIAL in conjunction with the Council of Rectors of Portuguese Universities. BIAL’s Foundation mission is to foster the scientific study of Man from both the physical and spiritual perspectives.
Along the years the BIAL Foundation has developed an important relationship with the scientific community, first in Portugal and after worldwide. Today it is an institution of reference which aims to stimulate new researches that may help people, promote more health and contribute to new milestones to gain access to knowledge.
Among its activities the BIAL Foundation manages the BIAL Award, created in 1984, one of the most important awards in the Health field in Europe. The BIAL Award rewards both the basic and the clinical research distinguishing works of major impact in medical research.
The BIAL Foundation also assigns Scientific Research Scholarships for the study of neurophysiological and mental health in people, arousing the interest of researchers in the areas of Psychophysiology and Parapsychology.
To date the BIAL Foundation has supported 461 projects, more than 1000 researchers, with research groups in twenty-seven countries, resulting, until April 2013, in about 600 full papers, out of which 172 published in indexed international journals with an average impact factor of 3.6 and a substantial number of citations (1665).
Since 1996 the BIAL Foundation organizes the Symposia entitled "Behind and Beyond the Brain", a Forum that gathers well renowned neurosciences speakers and the BIAL Foundation Fellows which are spread around the world.
Classified as an institution of public utility, the BIAL Foundation includes among its patrons the Portuguese President, the Portuguese Universities Rectors' Council and the Portuguese Medical Association.
URL: http://www.bial.com/pt/
Accessibility: By permission

Reference code: PT/FB/BL
Entity holding: BIAL Foundation
Title: BIAL Grants
Start date: 1994
History:
In 1994 the BIAL Foundation launched a programme of science research grants with the aim of encouraging the research into Man’s physical and mental processes, namely in fields still largely unexplored but which warrant further scientific analysis, as Psychophysiology and Parapsychology.
Since its launch, applications to the BIAL grants have been increasing. Up to now 461 projects have been supported, involving more than 1000 researchers from 27 countries.
The approved applications have benefited from grants in amounts comprised between €5,000 and €50, 000. The amount to be granted is fixed by the Scientific board according to the needs of each project.
The supported projects have originated, until April 2013, in about 600 full papers, 172 out of which were published in indexed international journals with an average impact factor of 3.6 and a substantial number of citations (1665).
Among the BIAL Foundation fellows is worth highlighting the presence of scientists from prestigious universities from the United States, United Kingdom, Australia, Russia, Germany, Japan, France, Canada, and many others.
The BIAL grants are promoted biannually.

Reference code: PT/FB/BL-2004
Location: Arquivo PCA - Pastas 1 a 25/2004
Title:
2004 Grants
Start date: 2005-01 - 2012-09
Dimension/support:
25 caixas de arquivo

Reference code: PT/FB/BL-2004-108
Location: Arquivo PCA - Pasta 26/2004
Title:
108 - A pilot study into the incidence of deathbed phenomena in nursing homes and hospices in Hampshire England, and in Rotterdam Holland
Duration: 2008-11 - 2016-01
Researcher(s):
Peter Fenwick, Sue Brayne, Shirley Firth, Bart van de Lugt, Julian Candy, Frans Reynders, Frans Baar
Institution(s): University Department of Mental Health, Royal Southampton Hospital, Hamphsire (UK)
Contents: Contents:
Bursary agreement
Application form
Correspondence
Financial report and expenditure documents
Progress reports
1 Book (2 copies)
1 Brochure (2 copies)
5 Articles
Language: eng
Author:
Fenwick, P.
Secondary author(s):
Brayne, S., Firth, S., Van de Lugt, B., Candy, J., Reynders, F., Baar, F.
Number of reproductions:
2
Keywords:
Parapsychology / Survival after bodily death / Deathbed phenomena / Near-death experience / Intervention

Reference code: PT/FB/BL-2004-108.10
Location: Arquivo PCA - Pasta 26/2004
Title:
Death, end of life experiences, and their theoretical and clinical implications for the mind-brain realtionship
Publication year: 2012
URL:
http://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007%2F978-1-4614-0647-1_9
Abstract/Results: ABSTRACT:
The attitude towards death and dying depends on the culture. In prehistoric times grave artifacts suggest a belief in the continuation of life. This belief in an afterlife has continued through different cultures and societies to the present day. The fear of death seems to have grown in parallel with those religions which have promised judgment at the time of death. In our modern Western secular society death is regarded as a medical failure, the rituals which used to attend it have largely been abandoned, and life is prolonged so that death has lost all dignity. It is now beginning to be recognised that dying may not be a simple switching off, but a process leading to death and the gradual dissolution of consciousness. This dissolution seems to involve experiences for the dying which are spiritual and important for them. A number of these phenomena raise the possibility that consciousness may not be limited to the brain, but extend beyond it. Fortunately, palliative care is now taught in medical schools, and treatment of the dying is now recognised to be as important as treatment for the living. This article looks at the history of death, the significance of the dying process for consciousness research, and the education needed for carers of the dying.
Language: eng
Author:
Santos, F. S.
Secondary author(s):
Fenwick, P.
Document type:
Book chapter
Number of reproductions:
2
Reference:
Santos, F. S., & Fenwick, P. (2012). Death, end of life experiences, and their theoretical and clinical implications for the mind-brain realtionship. In A. Moreira-Almeida & F. S. Santos (Eds.), Exploring frontiers of the mind-brain relationship (pp. 165-189). New York, NY: Springer Science. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4614-0647-1_9
Indexed document: No
Keywords: Death / Dying / Palliative care / Afterlife / Spirituality / Consciousness

DocumentNearing the end of life. A guide for relatives and friends of the dying2008

Reference code: PT/FB
Entity holding: BIAL Foundation
Location: S. Mamede do Coronado
Title:
BIAL Foundation Archive
Start date: 1994
History:
The BIAL Foundation was created in 1994 by Laboratórios BIAL in conjunction with the Council of Rectors of Portuguese Universities. BIAL’s Foundation mission is to foster the scientific study of Man from both the physical and spiritual perspectives.
Along the years the BIAL Foundation has developed an important relationship with the scientific community, first in Portugal and after worldwide. Today it is an institution of reference which aims to stimulate new researches that may help people, promote more health and contribute to new milestones to gain access to knowledge.
Among its activities the BIAL Foundation manages the BIAL Award, created in 1984, one of the most important awards in the Health field in Europe. The BIAL Award rewards both the basic and the clinical research distinguishing works of major impact in medical research.
The BIAL Foundation also assigns Scientific Research Scholarships for the study of neurophysiological and mental health in people, arousing the interest of researchers in the areas of Psychophysiology and Parapsychology.
To date the BIAL Foundation has supported 461 projects, more than 1000 researchers, with research groups in twenty-seven countries, resulting, until April 2013, in about 600 full papers, out of which 172 published in indexed international journals with an average impact factor of 3.6 and a substantial number of citations (1665).
Since 1996 the BIAL Foundation organizes the Symposia entitled "Behind and Beyond the Brain", a Forum that gathers well renowned neurosciences speakers and the BIAL Foundation Fellows which are spread around the world.
Classified as an institution of public utility, the BIAL Foundation includes among its patrons the Portuguese President, the Portuguese Universities Rectors' Council and the Portuguese Medical Association.
URL: http://www.bial.com/pt/
Accessibility: By permission

Reference code: PT/FB/BL
Entity holding: BIAL Foundation
Title: BIAL Grants
Start date: 1994
History:
In 1994 the BIAL Foundation launched a programme of science research grants with the aim of encouraging the research into Man’s physical and mental processes, namely in fields still largely unexplored but which warrant further scientific analysis, as Psychophysiology and Parapsychology.
Since its launch, applications to the BIAL grants have been increasing. Up to now 461 projects have been supported, involving more than 1000 researchers from 27 countries.
The approved applications have benefited from grants in amounts comprised between €5,000 and €50, 000. The amount to be granted is fixed by the Scientific board according to the needs of each project.
The supported projects have originated, until April 2013, in about 600 full papers, 172 out of which were published in indexed international journals with an average impact factor of 3.6 and a substantial number of citations (1665).
Among the BIAL Foundation fellows is worth highlighting the presence of scientists from prestigious universities from the United States, United Kingdom, Australia, Russia, Germany, Japan, France, Canada, and many others.
The BIAL grants are promoted biannually.

Reference code: PT/FB/BL-2004
Location: Arquivo PCA - Pastas 1 a 25/2004
Title:
2004 Grants
Start date: 2005-01 - 2012-09
Dimension/support:
25 caixas de arquivo

Reference code: PT/FB/BL-2004-108
Location: Arquivo PCA - Pasta 26/2004
Title:
108 - A pilot study into the incidence of deathbed phenomena in nursing homes and hospices in Hampshire England, and in Rotterdam Holland
Duration: 2008-11 - 2016-01
Researcher(s):
Peter Fenwick, Sue Brayne, Shirley Firth, Bart van de Lugt, Julian Candy, Frans Reynders, Frans Baar
Institution(s): University Department of Mental Health, Royal Southampton Hospital, Hamphsire (UK)
Contents: Contents:
Bursary agreement
Application form
Correspondence
Financial report and expenditure documents
Progress reports
1 Book (2 copies)
1 Brochure (2 copies)
5 Articles
Language: eng
Author:
Fenwick, P.
Secondary author(s):
Brayne, S., Firth, S., Van de Lugt, B., Candy, J., Reynders, F., Baar, F.
Number of reproductions:
2
Keywords:
Parapsychology / Survival after bodily death / Deathbed phenomena / Near-death experience / Intervention

Reference code: PT/FB/BL-2004-108.11
Location: Arquivo PCA - Pasta 26/2004
Title:
Nearing the end of life. A guide for relatives and friends of the dying
Publication year: 2008
URL:
http://www.newcosmicparadigm.org/images/pdf/ENDOFLIFEREL.pdf
Accessibility: Document exists in file
Copyright/Reproduction:
By permission
Language:
eng
Author:
Brayne, S.
Secondary author(s):
Fenwick, P.
Document type:
Book
Number of reproductions:
2
Reference:
Brayne, S., & Fenwick, P. (2008). Nearing the end of life. A guide for relatives and friends of the dying. Great Britain, UK: Braynework Ltd.
Indexed document: No
Keywords: Parapsychology / Applied parapsychology / Death / Dying / End-of-life experiences

Nearing the end of life. A guide for relatives and friends of the dying

Nearing the end of life. A guide for relatives and friends of the dying

DocumentQuand la fin de la vie s'approche. Un guide à l'intention des proches et des amis de personnes en fin de vie2008

Reference code: PT/FB
Entity holding: BIAL Foundation
Location: S. Mamede do Coronado
Title:
BIAL Foundation Archive
Start date: 1994
History:
The BIAL Foundation was created in 1994 by Laboratórios BIAL in conjunction with the Council of Rectors of Portuguese Universities. BIAL’s Foundation mission is to foster the scientific study of Man from both the physical and spiritual perspectives.
Along the years the BIAL Foundation has developed an important relationship with the scientific community, first in Portugal and after worldwide. Today it is an institution of reference which aims to stimulate new researches that may help people, promote more health and contribute to new milestones to gain access to knowledge.
Among its activities the BIAL Foundation manages the BIAL Award, created in 1984, one of the most important awards in the Health field in Europe. The BIAL Award rewards both the basic and the clinical research distinguishing works of major impact in medical research.
The BIAL Foundation also assigns Scientific Research Scholarships for the study of neurophysiological and mental health in people, arousing the interest of researchers in the areas of Psychophysiology and Parapsychology.
To date the BIAL Foundation has supported 461 projects, more than 1000 researchers, with research groups in twenty-seven countries, resulting, until April 2013, in about 600 full papers, out of which 172 published in indexed international journals with an average impact factor of 3.6 and a substantial number of citations (1665).
Since 1996 the BIAL Foundation organizes the Symposia entitled "Behind and Beyond the Brain", a Forum that gathers well renowned neurosciences speakers and the BIAL Foundation Fellows which are spread around the world.
Classified as an institution of public utility, the BIAL Foundation includes among its patrons the Portuguese President, the Portuguese Universities Rectors' Council and the Portuguese Medical Association.
URL: http://www.bial.com/pt/
Accessibility: By permission

Reference code: PT/FB/BL
Entity holding: BIAL Foundation
Title: BIAL Grants
Start date: 1994
History:
In 1994 the BIAL Foundation launched a programme of science research grants with the aim of encouraging the research into Man’s physical and mental processes, namely in fields still largely unexplored but which warrant further scientific analysis, as Psychophysiology and Parapsychology.
Since its launch, applications to the BIAL grants have been increasing. Up to now 461 projects have been supported, involving more than 1000 researchers from 27 countries.
The approved applications have benefited from grants in amounts comprised between €5,000 and €50, 000. The amount to be granted is fixed by the Scientific board according to the needs of each project.
The supported projects have originated, until April 2013, in about 600 full papers, 172 out of which were published in indexed international journals with an average impact factor of 3.6 and a substantial number of citations (1665).
Among the BIAL Foundation fellows is worth highlighting the presence of scientists from prestigious universities from the United States, United Kingdom, Australia, Russia, Germany, Japan, France, Canada, and many others.
The BIAL grants are promoted biannually.

Reference code: PT/FB/BL-2004
Location: Arquivo PCA - Pastas 1 a 25/2004
Title:
2004 Grants
Start date: 2005-01 - 2012-09
Dimension/support:
25 caixas de arquivo

Reference code: PT/FB/BL-2004-108
Location: Arquivo PCA - Pasta 26/2004
Title:
108 - A pilot study into the incidence of deathbed phenomena in nursing homes and hospices in Hampshire England, and in Rotterdam Holland
Duration: 2008-11 - 2016-01
Researcher(s):
Peter Fenwick, Sue Brayne, Shirley Firth, Bart van de Lugt, Julian Candy, Frans Reynders, Frans Baar
Institution(s): University Department of Mental Health, Royal Southampton Hospital, Hamphsire (UK)
Contents: Contents:
Bursary agreement
Application form
Correspondence
Financial report and expenditure documents
Progress reports
1 Book (2 copies)
1 Brochure (2 copies)
5 Articles
Language: eng
Author:
Fenwick, P.
Secondary author(s):
Brayne, S., Firth, S., Van de Lugt, B., Candy, J., Reynders, F., Baar, F.
Number of reproductions:
2
Keywords:
Parapsychology / Survival after bodily death / Deathbed phenomena / Near-death experience / Intervention

Reference code: PT/FB/BL-2004-108.14
Location: Arquivo PCA - Pasta 26/2004
Title:
Quand la fin de la vie s'approche. Un guide à l'intention des proches et des amis de personnes en fin de vie
Publication year: 2008
URL:
http://www.google.pt/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=web&cd=1&cad=rja&uact=8&ved=0CB8QFjAAahUKEwiGwtGz48HHAhWEvBQKHe-RCWk&url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.mcgill.ca%2Fcouncil-on-palliative-care%2Ffiles%2Fcouncil-on-palliative-care%2Fnearingtheendoflifebrochure_fr.pdf&ei=mxXbVcaIIIT5Uu-jpsgG&usg=AFQjCNGKN0vzfpniWvRCKDUxvcRX10hvjw&sig2=iN5TgIuXxBbA9lS0IXUjnQ
Accessibility: Document exists in file
Copyright/Reproduction:
By permission
Language:
fre
Author:
Brayne, S.
Secondary author(s):
Fenwick, P.
Document type:
Brochure
Number of reproductions:
2
Reference:
Brayne, S., & Fenwick, P. (2008). Quand la fin de la vie s'approche. Un guide à l'intention des proches et des amis de personnes en fin de vie. Great Britain, UK: Braynework Ltd.
Indexed document: No
Keywords: Applied parapsychology / End-of-life experiences / Death / Dying

File129 - Mapping the characteristics and impacts of terminal lucidity in children

Reference code: PT/FB
Entity holding: BIAL Foundation
Location: S. Mamede do Coronado
Title:
BIAL Foundation Archive
Start date: 1994
History:
The BIAL Foundation was created in 1994 by Laboratórios BIAL in conjunction with the Council of Rectors of Portuguese Universities. BIAL’s Foundation mission is to foster the scientific study of Man from both the physical and spiritual perspectives.
Along the years the BIAL Foundation has developed an important relationship with the scientific community, first in Portugal and after worldwide. Today it is an institution of reference which aims to stimulate new researches that may help people, promote more health and contribute to new milestones to gain access to knowledge.
Among its activities the BIAL Foundation manages the BIAL Award, created in 1984, one of the most important awards in the Health field in Europe. The BIAL Award rewards both the basic and the clinical research distinguishing works of major impact in medical research.
The BIAL Foundation also assigns Scientific Research Scholarships for the study of neurophysiological and mental health in people, arousing the interest of researchers in the areas of Psychophysiology and Parapsychology.
To date the BIAL Foundation has supported 461 projects, more than 1000 researchers, with research groups in twenty-seven countries, resulting, until April 2013, in about 600 full papers, out of which 172 published in indexed international journals with an average impact factor of 3.6 and a substantial number of citations (1665).
Since 1996 the BIAL Foundation organizes the Symposia entitled "Behind and Beyond the Brain", a Forum that gathers well renowned neurosciences speakers and the BIAL Foundation Fellows which are spread around the world.
Classified as an institution of public utility, the BIAL Foundation includes among its patrons the Portuguese President, the Portuguese Universities Rectors' Council and the Portuguese Medical Association.
URL: http://www.bial.com/pt/
Accessibility: By permission

Reference code: PT/FB/BL
Entity holding: BIAL Foundation
Title: BIAL Grants
Start date: 1994
History:
In 1994 the BIAL Foundation launched a programme of science research grants with the aim of encouraging the research into Man’s physical and mental processes, namely in fields still largely unexplored but which warrant further scientific analysis, as Psychophysiology and Parapsychology.
Since its launch, applications to the BIAL grants have been increasing. Up to now 461 projects have been supported, involving more than 1000 researchers from 27 countries.
The approved applications have benefited from grants in amounts comprised between €5,000 and €50, 000. The amount to be granted is fixed by the Scientific board according to the needs of each project.
The supported projects have originated, until April 2013, in about 600 full papers, 172 out of which were published in indexed international journals with an average impact factor of 3.6 and a substantial number of citations (1665).
Among the BIAL Foundation fellows is worth highlighting the presence of scientists from prestigious universities from the United States, United Kingdom, Australia, Russia, Germany, Japan, France, Canada, and many others.
The BIAL grants are promoted biannually.

Reference code: PT/FB/BL-2022
Location: BF-GMS
Title:
2022 Grants
Start date: 2023-01

Reference code: PT/FB/BL-2022-129
Location: BF-GMS
Title:
129 - Mapping the characteristics and impacts of terminal lucidity in children
Researcher(s): Natasha Tassell-Matamua, Karalee Kothe, Marjorie Woollacott, Michael Nahm, Sara Gunnoe, Philip Roehrs, Allan Kellehear
Institution(s): School of Psychology, Massey University (New Zealand)
Contents: Contents:
Application form
Correspondence
Language: eng
Author:
Tassell-Matamua, N. A.
Secondary author(s):
Kothe, K., Woollacott, M. H., Nahm, M., Gunnoe, S., Roehrs, P., Kellehear, A.
Number of reproductions:
1
Keywords:
Terminal lucidity / Dying / Children / Parapsychology