Thursday, 5 March 2015

'Developing Research on Music and Health' 2nd SMHN event Edinburgh, 2 March 2015 - a storify of tweets



 'Developing Research on Music and Health', Scottish Music and Health Network, 2 March 2015:

"A free one-day event to develop and promote new research in Scotland into improving health and wellbeing with music. The event is for music practitioners, healthcare professionals, academics and interested members of the public. The morning will be devoted to a workshop (places limited) for those with a proposal or research idea that they wish to develop, giving the opportunity to discuss this with a panel of experts. The afternoon session will be a seminar of presentations on current research and practice in Scotland, focusing on music and the health of children and young adults."

Register with Eventbrite

"Lunch and refreshments will be available; please indicate when booking if you have any special dietary or access requirements. Please also note that the venues for the two sessions are separated by a walk of around 13 mins, some of which is uphill.  If this will create difficulties for you, please let the organisers know at and transport will be arranged."


AM     Workshop: Designing music and health research
            Room G42, Paterson’s Land, Holyrood Road, Edinburgh, EH8 8AQ
09:30    Welcome & Registration                          
09:55    Prof Raymond MacDonald (SMHN/University of Edinburgh)           
                  Introduction: Issues for research design in the field of music and health
10:10    Dr Gianna Cassidy (Glasgow Caledonian University)          
                  Funding research into music, health & new technologies: Playlist for Life
10:25    Dr Satu Baylan (University of Glasgow)    
                  MELLO: music listening and stroke recovery
10.40    Jo-Anne Robertson  (Academic & Clinical Central Office for Research &  Development)  Research with NHS patients: the role of ACCORD
10:55    Coffee                                                                  
11.10    Discussion and advice session
Opportunity for attendees to discuss their research proposals or ideas they would like to take forward. An advisory panel will include: 
Margaret Dakers Thomson (CSO Patient Engagement Group) 
Jo-Anne Robertson (ACCORD) 
Dr Pamela Dicks (Scottish Children’s Research Network) 
SMHN team
12.10    SMHN team roundup: ways for SMHN to support research development
12:20    Close
12.30    Lunch at Alison House

PM      Seminar: Music and Health from childhood to adulthood
           Atrium, Alison House, 12 Nicolson Square, Edinburgh EH8 9DF
13:15    Performance (TBC)
13:30    Dr Philippa Derrington (Queen Margaret University)
                  Music therapy with adolescents
13:45    Dr Pamela Dicks
                  Supporting research into music and children’s health: the role of ScotCRN
14:05    Dorothy Lawrence (University of Edinburgh)
Designing & running a randomised controlled trial of a filtered music listening  intervention for children with Autistic Spectrum Disorder.
14:25    Dr Gareth Williams (University of Edinburgh)
                  Breath Cycle: Singing & Cystic Fibrosis
15:00    Coffee                        
15:20    Sarah Bax, Penny Johnson, Margaret Knight (Music in Hospitals)
Music work with children in hospital
15.40    Steve Hollingsworth (Royal Conservatoire Scotland/Artlink)
                  Auditory environments for individuals with profound learning disabilities
16:10    Discussion: Music and health across the lifecourse
16:40    Dr Graeme Wilson (SMHN/University of Edinburgh): Roundup & SMHN update     
17:00    Performance (TBC) followed by wine reception

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