Our partners

Depending on the focus of the research project, we collaborate with community and health services, music educators, music groups, charities and business. A few examples of the involvement of partners include to following:

  • Music teachers from Cambridge are involved in action research (Meissner, PhD project)

  • A musical biofeedback loop to facilitate sleep is developed in collaboration with Sheffield-based company Braintrain2020 (Kirk, PhD project)

  • Audiologist Dr Harriet Crook (Royal Hallamshire Hospital) is collaborator on project on emotion perception in speech and music in hearing impaired listeners (Metcalfe, PhD project)

  • Arts in Health (Royal Hallamshire Hospital) is collaborator on projects related to applications of music for revalidation and wellbeing (Mapping music for wellbeing, and hearing loss project)

  • Overseas partners are involved in GCRF funded projects (Social impacts of music-making, Colombia; Music & Families, Mexico).

Furthermore, we regularly organise events that create opportunities for knowledge exchange, for example in the form of workshops in which partners and researchers play an active role.

If you are interested in collaborating with us as a partner, please do get in touch:

Renee Timmers: r.timmers@sheffield.ac.uk

Nicola Dibben: n.dibben@sheffield.ac.uk

Mark Doffman: m.doffman@sheffield.ac.uk