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I am a WRoCAH (AHRC) funded postgraduate researcher completing my PhD at the University of Leeds. My primary research interests are music & well-being, musical embodiment, psychophysiological effects of music and electronic dance music culture.
September 2021 - August 2022
- Research Assistant
- Working with a team of academics and industry professionals reviewing literature and collating evidence as part of a data-driven project (in collaboration with the AFEM, NTIA and Audience Strategies) on the impact of electronic dance music on culture, communities and commerce. Contributed to the IMS Business Report 2022 and led authorship of an industry-supported report titled "Dance Music's Impact on Communities and Culture."
October 2018 - September 2019
University of Leeds
Field of study
- Applied Psychology of Music
Dance music shapes our communities and our culture. Clubs and festivals improve health, wellbeing, friendship and happiness. They are positive, unifying and inspiring forces in an increasingly divided world. And the creativity of the scene powers every corner of popular culture. This report synthesises cross-disciplinary research on the positive ro...
This conference poster presented at the 14th International Conference of Students of Systematic Musicology outlines an exploratory, mixed methods study into the relationship between EDM event attendance and well-being. See featured research for full article.
While an increasing amount of literature highlights the psychological well-being benefits of musical participation, research focusing on electronic dance music (EDM) event contexts remains scarce. This exploratory mixed methods research draws influence from interdisciplinary research on EDM culture and psychological well-being research on music fes...
The present study aimed to explore subjective experiences of electronic dance music event (EDME) participation and investigate possible relationships between facets of attendance and subjective, social and general psychological well-being outcomes. This mixed methods, exploratory study draws influence from the approaches used in recent psychologica...