Our research

Our network of reputable researchers and music therapists, are currently leading on a diverse portfolio of music therapy research, investigating its particular application in areas.

These include:

  • Mental health
    Breakthrough research on the influence of music therapy practice for young people and adults with a range of emotional challenges and mental illness.
  • Older people, dementias and stroke
    Investigating effects of music intervention for children and adults in neuro-rehabilitation, after brain injury, and for people with dementia.
  • Music and the brain
    Neuroscientific research inquiry into the impact of music therapy on cognition processes, emotion, memory and brain development.
  • Autism spectrum disorder
    Exploring the clinical value of music-focused approaches to working with children with autism spectrum disorder and their families.