Small Grants - Projects we have funded

Claire Flower, May 2016: Music Therapy with Children and Parents in a Child Development Service: A Qualitative Study of the Dynamics of Expertise

Giorgios Tsiris, December 2015: The relationships between music therapy and spirituality in everyday contexts (report awaited).

Claire Flower, May 2015: 'Music Therapy with Children and Parents in a Child Development Service: A Qualitative Study of the Dynamics of Expertise.': 

The study has involved running multiple focus groups with three different cohorts of participants: parents whose children are currently having music therapy, music therapists within the Child Development Service (CDS), and a cross-disciplinary group of staff within the CDS.  The small grant has funded research time during the recruitment and data collection periods of the study, enabling these phases of activity to be completed within the planned timeframe.

Irene Pujol Torras, May 2015: "The use of Group vocal improvisation as a music therapy technique in a mental health setting" (report awaited).

Ntourntoufis Panayotis, May 2015: The main aim of our research at the Gordon Hospital is to show that music psychotherapy can reduce hospital readmission rates of patients with the above diagnoses, therefore saving the NHS money and improving both the quality of life and the life expectancy of these 'career patients' (report awaited).

Stella Jean Dickinson, May 2015: To enable time off clinical work over six weeks for focused writing of a post-doctoral music therapy manual that is based on ten years of research and development in secure hospital settings.  Title: "The clinician's guide to forensic music therapy"  (report awaited).