Join us at the 2021 inaugural MARCS Research Meeting for an Institute update by our MARCS Directors, Institute Manager and Technical Team Leader.
This will be followed by our Afternoon Colloquium where Professor Felicity Baker, Director of International Research Partnerships for the Creative Arts and Music Therapy Research Unit, University of Melbourne will present an update on the latest projects by the MIND Research team.
NOTE: Both sessions will take place via Zoom ID 839 6390 0819. Password marcs
12pm - MARCS Research Meeting
You are invited to the 2021 inaugural MARCS Research Meeting, now being hosted in the new Tuesday time slot.
This will be presented both on Zoom (via our new meeting ID above) and in 3.G.55 as part of the back to campus plan.
Professor Kate Stevens will be presenting a Director’s MARCS Institute Update, along with new MARCS Chief Scientist Dr Manuel Varlet, new HDR Director Prof Caroline Jones, new Director of Impact & Engagement Dr Celia Harris, Director of Research Prof Peter Keller, ICNS Director Prof Andre van Schaik, Institute Manager Darlene Williams and Tech Team Leader Leidy Castro-Meneses. There will also be time for Q&A.
Please join us in kicking off another new and exciting year in the MARCS Institute.
1pm – MARCS Afternoon Colloquium
Speaker: Professor Felicity Baker, Director of International Research Partnerships, Creative Arts and Music Therapy Research Unit, University of Melbourne.
Topic: Music Therapy Research in Residential Aged Care and Community Settings: Latest projects by the MIND Research team.
Abstract: Over the past 4 years, the MIND research team at The University of Melbourne have been undertaking a series of studies that focus on the effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of music therapy interventions that have been funded by the EU JPND Research Initiative and in part by the National Health and Medical Research Council’s Boosting Dementia Grant schemes.
Professor Baker will present an overview of three international studies focusing on dementia care: 1) “Music Interventions for Depression and Dementia in the Elderly (MIDDEL): Cluster Randomised Controlled Trial” which has research teams in Australia, Norway, UK, The Netherlands, Germany, and Turkey. 2) “Homebased-family caregiver music and reading interventions Home-based caregiver-delivered music and reading interventions for people living with dementia (Homeside) which has research teams in Australia, Norway, Germany, Poland, and the UK and, 3) “Homeside App Development project” which translates the music therapy training program of Homeside into a mobile app for scalable application.
We thank you for your continued attendance at the MRM's and look forward to seeing you again.
MARCS staff and students are reminded that all meetings and workshops have an important role in building and maintaining the sense of community which is central to the success of MARCS as a cooperative and energetic research institute. Your attendance is both welcomed and expected.
The zoom ID is: 839 6390 0819
Link to zoom https://uws.zoom.us/j/83963900819?pwd=bDl5cVVkQWV2d1g4R2xaRFBtYTJiQT09