We are seeking study participants for a number of research projects involving music for people with dementia, twins and singing and enhancing lives through music on the radio.
At Music, Mind & Wellbeing, we research the benefits of music for mind and wellbeing, and some of our studies require real, every-day people to take part. Would you be interested? Select the projects below to find out whether you are eligible and what's involved in participating.
Melbourne Audience Lab
The purpose of the research is to investigate contemporary performing arts practices with regard to live performance. In particular, we are interested in finding out more information about how to best structure performer-audience interactions.
Twins and singing research project
Are golden tonsils born or made? A major international twin study hopes to investigate the relative roles of genetic and environmental influences on singing ability.
Community dementia research project
We are looking for people with dementia living at home with their family caregivers for a study on group singing. No prior musical expertise or experience is necessary.
Radio for wellbeing research project
Music is proven to positively influence moods and behaviour and benefit psychological wellbeing. This research project will explore how the daily lives of individuals can be enhanced through music played on radio.