2015 SEMPRE conference on Music and Health/postgraduate study day

Glasgow, 21st-23rd October 2015.

Registration is open, see the conference website:

http://www.gcu.ac.uk/musicandhealth2015

Registration fee:

SEMPRE members, students, unwaged fee: GBP 45 (proof required upon registration)
Standard rate fee: GBP 90

Event details:
This is a three day event in partnership with SEMPRE and the Scottish Music and Health Network, and comprises three separate events:

• Wednesday 21st Oct: SEMPRE Study day on Music Psychology and Education. A postgraduate study day focussing on music psychology, education and related topics.
• Thursday 22nd Oct: SEMPRE conference on Music and Health. One day conference exploring the relationship between music and health, encompassing music listening, performance, music therapy, community music and more.
• Friday 23rd Oct: SMHN meeting for music practitioners, healthcare professionals, academics and interested members of the public. Free to attend, however numbers may be limited subject to availability.

Venue:
The conference will be held at the Technology and Innovation Centre, 99 George Street, Glasgow, G1 1RD.

More details are available via the conference website, and the Scottish Music and Health Network Website:

http://www.gcu.ac.uk/musicandhealth2015
http://www.smhn.hss.ed.ac.uk/

or contact conference chair/organiser Don Knox: d.knox at gcu.ac.uk


 

[Original CFP follows]

Paper and poster submissions are invited for the 2015 SEMPRE conference on Music and Health/postgraduate study day, Glasgow Caledonian University, 21st and 22nd October 2015.

See the call for papers at:

http://www.smhn.hss.ed.ac.uk/sites/default/files/sempre_smhn_2015_call_for_papers.pdf

Submissions are invited for:

The SEMPRE Study day on Music Psychology and Education, Wed 21st October. This day is for postgraduate students and we invite work which focuses on music psychology and/or music education, but which may encompass a variety of related disciplines. Submissions should take the form of a 200 word abstract which clearly describes the research area and its relevance to music psychology or music education.

The SEMPRE Conference on Music and Health, Thursday 22nd October. Music is fundamental to human social life around the world, and there is growing evidence that music can have a profound influence upon health and wellbeing. Submissions are invited on research which explores the relationship between music and health, and which may encompass music listening, music performance, music therapy, community music or other topics which clearly relate to the conference theme. Submissions should take the form of a structured 300 word abstract, using the format:  Aims, methods, results, conclusions.

 

The deadline for submissions for the study day and conference is Monday July 20th 2015. Please submit abstracts to Don Knox, conference organiser at d.knox at gcu.ac.uk

 

The study day and conference are organised in association with the Scottish Music and Health Network (SMHN). Delegates from the SEMPRE events on 21st and 22nd are also invited to attend the third meeting of the SMHN on Friday 23rd Oct.

Further details on registration, delegate fees and the venue will be released soon via the SMHN website:

http://www.smhn.hss.ed.ac.uk/