As dementia becomes more prevalent in ageing populations, scientists are increasingly looking at preventing and treating the condition without drugs. Music and dancing appear to have a protective effect and researchers from the Sidney De Haan Centre at Canterbury Christ Church University are working with a dance company to analyse their benefits. A film has been produced […]Read more "How dance classes are helping people with dementia"
Freud Museum Day Conference part of the Festival of the Unconscious celebrating 100 years since the publication of Freud’s paper The Unconscious (1915) Saturday 27th June 2015 9.30am – 5.00pm MUSIC AND PSYCHOANALYSIS: COMPOSERS, PERFORMERS, ANALYSTS chaired by Prof Stephen Clift, Canterbury Christ Church University A day of talks and discussion about the emotional impact and unconscious […]Read more "Prof Stephen Clift to chair Music and Psychoanalysis Conference at Freud Museum"
Catherine de Petrillo, who has been working closely with the Sidney De Haan Research Centre on her PhD, will be representing the centre at a conference on Music Therapy at the Royal Hospital for Neuro-disability on June 12th 2015. For more information go to the Royal Hospital for Neuro-disability CONFSCfAflyerwithRegFormMTAIIRead more "Music Therapy Conference at Royal Hospital for Neuro-disability"
Location: Sidney De Haan Research Centre for Arts and Health 69 Tontine Street, Folkestone Date: Tuesday 12 May, Time: 11.00-12.00 Music Therapy and Music for Wellbeing: Current Work at Memorial University, Canada Jane Gosine, Professor of Musicology The talk will be an overview of some of the collaborative research that Jane has been undertaking with music therapists at Easter […]Read more "Music Therapy and Music for Wellbeing Seminar"
A one day conference on June 4th, 2015, in London, hosted by the Royal Society for Public Health, with speakers from the Sidney De Haan Research Centre for Arts and Health. Please click here for full detailsRead more "Arts Wellbeing and Health: RSPH Conference promoting good practice and evaluation"
The Sidney de Haan Research Centre for Music, Arts & Health presents Healthy Voices for Healthy Lives Thursday 7 May, 2015, 10am-4pm, St Gregory’s Centre for Music A one day conference exploring the protection and maintenance of good vocal health organised by the Sidney De Haan Research Centre for Arts and Health at Canterbury Christ Church University with assistance […]Read more "Healthy Voices for Healthy Lives: A one day symposium exploring maintaining and protecting the voice"