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Arts, Health and Well-being Research at the Irish World Academy
September 27, 2017 at 1:15 pm - 6:30 pm
Dr Hilary Moss (Chair of event); speakers will be Irish World Academy faculty and PhD students specializing in arts and
This event will showcase arts and health research at the Irish World Academy Academy. There will be performances, seminars and presentations by IWAMD staff and students whose work is at the interface of arts, health and well-being. At 5.30pm there will be the launch of a major international study on choral singing, health and well-being (in association with the Association of Irish Choirs and the RTE Lyric FM Choir of the Year Competition).
1.15pm – 2pm
Lunchtime concert by students of the MA Music Therapy
2pm – 3.30pm
Presentations by Academy staff and students
3.30pm – 4pm Break
4pm – 5.30pm
Tower Seminar: Music Therapy and Mental Health
5.30pm – 6pm
Launch of report on Singing, Health and Well-being
Dr Hilary Moss is Chair of the Art and Health Research Cluster
at UL and will host this afternoon’s events. Special guests
include Mr Dermot O’Callaghan, CEO of the Association
of Irish Choirs, and Mr Stephen Sandford, Head of Arts
Therapies, East London NHS Foundation Trust.