Music Therapy Research Seminar

Music Therapy Research Seminar

Music Therapy Research Seminar
 
Thursday 10th May 2018
Tower Theatre, Irish World Academy of Music and Dance
 
The Irish World Academy of Music and Dance (IWAMD), at the University of Limerick, is delighted to present this free, public event on the 20th anniversary year of the MA Music Therapy course at UL. This event will showcase music therapy research in Ireland as well as introducing the emerging PhD music therapy research group here at UL.
 
Agenda
09.30 Arrival and registration
10.00 Welcome: Dr. Sandra Joyce, Director of IWAMD
10.15 Expanding our understanding through music therapy research: Prof Barbara Wheeler
 
11.15 Coffee break*
 
11.45 Music Therapy and Chronic Pain – Building a research collaboration: Ms Katie Fitzpatrick, Dr Hilary Moss, Prof Dominic Harmon
12.45 Time to Unwind: Ms Karen Kelly and Ms Neasa Whelan
 
1.15 Lunch
 
2.15 Music Therapy PhD and MA research at the Irish World Academy of Music and Dance
Mr Shane Cassidy Investigating the impact of Neurologic Music Therapy sensory motor techniques on the physical rehabilitation of patients who have had an acquired brain injury
Ms Marie Glynn The experiences of a music therapist and other healthcare professionals of music therapy service integration into a service for those with special needs
Ms Jessica O’ Donoghue Meeting the needs of individuals who experience fluency disorders through music therapy
Mr Ryan Bolger The role of silence in music therapy
3.30 Singing and Health Research: Multiple perspectives
Dr Hilary Moss Evaluating the HSE Staff Workplace Choirs
Ms Sophie Lee An investigation into the effects of group singing and drumming on the wellbeing and cognition of persons with Alzheimer’s disease
Ms Lindsey Aherne The profession of singing: A double edged sword
Mr Ronan de Burca Singing for wellbeing: Reflections from the field
4.45 Close
 
*Tea/coffee and light lunch will all be served in the foyer area of the IWAMD.
 
MT students will also lead a guided walk along the Shannon River on this beautiful campus leaving at 1.40 from the front door of IWAMD.