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Research Shorts: Musical Play with Rosie Rushton

This week I’m thrilled to be talking with researcher and practitioner Rosie Rushton, about her work and publications around ‘musical play’ for…

9th Apr 2024

Research Shorts: Resurrecting Song with Dr Wendy K. Moy

There was a time, not very long ago, when singing was at the forefront of debates about safety in classrooms and choirs…

25th Mar 2024

Research Roundup: Music at the centre of the curriculum

Over the next few months, I’ll be pulling together music education research in exploring the relationships between music and broader curriculum delivery….

6th Mar 2024

Research Shorts: Anita Holford’s commitment to music education research

In this week’s Research Shorts, I’m celebrating the work of Anita Holford, who has been running and sharing a library of music…

21st Feb 2024

Research Shorts: Bringing Informal Learning into Music Education

This very grey week in February has been brightened up by hearing about Dr Anna Mariguddi’s research in supporting student music teachers…

6th Feb 2024

Research Shorts: Making a safe learning environment for LGBTQ+ students

This week I’m delighted to meet Tony Rideout, a US based researcher who is completing his doctorate in Music Education as well…

29th Jan 2024

Research Roundups: Recent Music Education Research January 2024

The first round-up of the new year finds us on a snowy day for much of the UK, as the Music Mark…

17th Jan 2024

Research Shorts: Merseyside Creative Futures, a new resource and project

Welcome back to 2024’s Research Shorts series, and to kick things off, I’m talking with Dr Kate Blackstone about her work in…

9th Jan 2024

Research Shorts: Imagining the kind of world we wish to live in

This week I’m chatting with Dr Dave Camlin, community musician, lecturer in music education and songwriter. His new book Music Making and…

6th Dec 2023

Research Roundup – November 2023

Welcome to the November Research Roundup. There’s lots to cover across all different kinds of music education, from teaching the saxophone, music…

28th Nov 2023

Research Shorts: Musical perseverance and progress with Chrissy Kinsella

This week I’m meeting a special guest, Chrissy Kinsella, who you may know from her work as Chief Executive of the London…

14th Nov 2023

Research Shorts: Musical agency and young pianists

This week we’re chatting to a recent Masters in Education graduate, Gill Shaw, who has 20 years of experience in music education….

7th Nov 2023