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Research Centre for Arts and Wellbeing – Annual Showcase event

15th April @ 10:00 am - 3:30 pm

PROGRAMME

10:00-10:15 Professor Vicky Karkou – Introduction to the Research Centre for Arts and Wellbeing
10:15-10:30 Dr Nils Fietje, Technical Officer, WHO Europe and Co-Director, Jameel Arts & Health Lab – Links to the Research Centre for Arts and Wellbeing
10:30-11:30 International Panel Presentations and Discussion
•Dr Nisha Sajnani, New York University – Lancet series on arts and health and international network for creative arts therapies research
•Dr Martina de Witte, University of Melbourne – Umbrella review on therapeutic benefits of the arts and arts therapies for clinical populations
•Dr Hod Orkibi, University of Haifa – Therapeutic factors and mechanisms of change in arts therapies
•Dr Matthew Pelowski, University of Vienna – Neuroscience and the arts

Professor Stephen Clift, Canterbury Christ Church University – New horizons in singing for health research: The AHRC Singing for Health Research Network
Discussion topic: What cutting edge research do you believe the Centre needs to engage with and/or do more of?

11:30-11:45 Break

11:45-12:45 Research Centre for Arts and Wellbeing: Presentations and Discussion
•Dr Shaun Liverpool – Arts4Us: Working together to scale up place-based arts initiatives that support the mental health of children and young people
•Emma Perris – Research applications with children and adults: Arts for the Blues
•Rachel Wilcock – Co-designing a sports and arts-based mental health literacy programme: Tackling the Blues
•Dr Stergios Makris – Neuroscience meets dance in therapy

12:45-13:15 Lunch break/Networking

13:15-14:15 Research Centre for Arts and Wellbeing: Presentations and Discussion
•Rebecca Clark & Professor Vicky Karkou – Wellbeing of staff and doctors in training
•Dr Kim Wiltshire – Create+
•Dr Lucy Gibson, Georgina Roberts & Emma Perris – Working creatively with parents and infants
•Andrea May Oliver – Being and becoming: investigating experiences of black creative Arts Therapist

14:15-14:30 Break

14:30-15:15 Friends of the Research Centre for Arts and Wellbeing: Presentations and Discussion
•Dr Zoe Moula, King’s College London – (Re-)connecting with nature and ourselves through arts and arts therapies in nature
•Eleanor Keiller, Queen Mary University – Researching dramatherapy with children and young people: Connection & collaboration
•Jackie Edwards, Avon & Wiltshire Mental Health Partnership NHS Trust – Linking Research and Practice within the NHS
•Emily Abbott, Co-founder of Intergenerational England – Intergenerational Creativity: Fostering Connection
•Dr Alex Boyd, Founding Executive Director of Intercultural Roots for Public Health – Intercultural Roots: an ecological public health
•Dr Melanie Brierley, Conscious Bodies – Research and practice in dance for older people with dementia
Discussion topic: How can the centre more effectively connect with organisations and what is needed in their field that we can contribute to?

15:15-15:30 Plenary and Close

 

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Research Centre for Arts and Wellbeing – Annual Showcase (jisc.ac.uk)

Details

Date:
15th April
Time:
10:00 am - 3:30 pm
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