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Musical by Design? Exploring the autistic mind – Adam Ockelford (Lecture, Durham University, 4 November 2013)

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“Lab Notes”: Illuminating biology & robotics through contemporary classical music (Launch, Edinburgh, 14 May 2013)

Join us at the The Royal Society of Edinburgh for: The launch of Lab Notes – Illuminating biology and robotics through contemporary classical music Organised by: ESRC Genomics Policy & Research Forum in association with The Royal Society Of Edinburgh Tuesday 14 May 2013, 6pm The Royal … Continue reading

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Bad Vibrations: Music as a Cause of Hysteria, Sex, Madness and Death? James Kennaway (Seminar & Masterclass, Edinburgh, 26 March 2013)

First Event in new Scottish Health Humanities Seminar and Masterclass Series Dr James Kennaway, “Bad Vibrations: Music as a Cause of Hysteria, Sex, Madness and Death?” 6.00-7.30pm (doors open at 5.30pm), Tuesday 26 March 2013. Room 1.9 in Doorway 6, … Continue reading

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Hearing Landscape Critically: Music, Place, & the Spaces of Sound (CFP, Conference, Stellenbosch, South Africa, 9-11 Sept 2013)

Hearing Landscape Critically: Music, Place, and the Spaces of Sound University of Stellenbosch (South Africa), 9-11 September 2013 Call for Papers ‘We live in densely storiated landscapes […there are] song-lines, if you will, joining place to place.’ (Robert Macfarlane) Landscapes … Continue reading

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Bad Vibrations: The History of the Idea of Music as a Cause of Disease – A New Book by James Kennaway

Can music make you ill? Can it make listeners hysterical or brainwash them? James Kennaway’s new book examines the history of medical fears about the potential effect of music on health. Music has been used as a cure for disease … Continue reading

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Music and Health (PhD Studentship, UWE Faculty of Health and Life Sciences)

An opportunity has arisen for a fully funded PhD scholarship at the UWE Faculty of Health and Life Sciences to study the effects of music making on the health and wellbeing of disadvantaged young people. Further information can be found … Continue reading

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Medicine Health and Music (Medicine, Health and the Arts in Post-War Britain Seminar Series, Exeter, 1 May 2012)

The third seminar in the ‘Medicine, Health and the Arts in Post-War Britain‘ seminar series examines the relationship between medicine, health and music. It is being held at St Nicholas Priory in Exeter on the 1st May from 6.15-8.45pm. This … Continue reading

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