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Documentary on the social impacts of music-making

This documentary summarises a research project set up to build capacity in understanding and evaluating the social impacts of music making in deprived areas of Cali, Colombia. The project was funded…

From  Nicola Dibben on February 4th, 2020 0 likes 6 plays 0  

What is the link between humans, music & memory?

We often listen to songs over and over again and this enables our brains to lay down strong memories of the music we like. The emotional connection that we also have with songs means that this memory…

From  Online Learning on September 19th, 2018 0 likes 8 plays 0  

What happens to your memory when you train to be a musician?

Dr Victoria Williamson is a lecturer and researcher on music psychology at the University of Sheffield. In this video, she explains what happens in the memory when someone trains to be a musician -…

From  Online Learning on September 19th, 2018 0 likes 6 plays 0  

Helena Muller - Lost chord

Helena Muller is the Founder and Chief Executive of Lost Chord, an organisation that produces more than 1,300 interactive musical sessions a year in 130 care homes, designed to stimulate responses…

From  Graham McElearney on September 19th, 2018 0 likes 17 plays 0  

David Robinson - Nordoff Robbins

David Robinson is a Sheffield alumni who has made the transition from being a town planner to Lead Music Therapist at Nordoff Robbins. Here he speaks about the work of music therapy and its…

From  Graham McElearney on September 19th, 2018 0 likes 28 plays 0  

Introduction to Music & Wellbeing - Dr Victoria Williamson

Dr Victoria Williamson is the Director of Music and Wellbeing. Laura is the Vice Chancellor’s Fellow for Music at the University of Sheffield and teaches on the MA course in Psychology of…

From  Graham McElearney on September 19th, 2018 0 likes 6 plays 0  

How listening to music could help you beat insomnia

Dr Victoria Williamson, Vice-Chancellor's Fellow for Music, explores the relationship between music and sleep. Asking if music can help treat insomnia, Dr Williamson investigates how music was…

From  Tom Foster on June 21st, 2017 1 likes 109 plays 0