CIMTR Public Research Lecture: Advocating through Educating with the Music Therapy Academy

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18 October 2021, 17:30

Just as research is paramount in advancing the field of music therapy, it is equally important to ensure the findings are shared with a broad audience. The Music Therapy Academy was established to both generate and disseminate information about how to use music within one’s own scope of practice through workshops, mentorship and research. This presentation will highlight some of the research projects, the importance of mentoring, and will including a summary of our Founder’s current PhD research Music Therapy & Proactive Wellness. The presentation will also share some take home tools from our workshops.

Dr Clemens Maidhof is a Postdoctoral Researcher at the Cambridge Institute for Music Therapy Research at Anglia Ruskin University. He has a background in musicology and psychology, and focuses currently on the neural dynamics during music therapy by combining music therapy research with social cognitive and affective neuroscience.

Dr. Jörg Fachner (Doctor of Medical Science and MSc in Education) is Professor of Music, Health and the Brain and Co-Director of the Cambridge Institute of Music Therapy Research at Anglia Ruskin University in Cambridge,UK. Working over 25 years in music therapy research, doing psychology and medical research projects in Germany and Finland, he is keen to use EEG to investigate social interaction in music.

The Jerome Booth Music Therapy Centre pictured from outside.
Jerome Booth Music Therapy Centre, Young Street.

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