Arts and Music in Healthcare

For our fourth seminar in our seminar series at the WHO Collaborative Centre on Culture and Health, we were delighted to have Dr Daisy Fancourt, University College London; Professor Alastair MacDonald, The Glasgow School Art; Ms Ruth Cohen, Project Manager at Daisi.

Ruth spoke about a project she manages at Daisi; a not-for-profit arts education organisation creating and promoting inspiring artistic and cultural experiences which enable more children and young people to access the transformative and inclusive power of the arts.

Prof Alastair Macdonald, Senior Researcher in the School of Design at the Glasgow School of Art asked ‘Who’s the real expert? Public participation in healthcare innovation and improvement through design and visualisation’.

Dr Diasy Fancourt, asked “Do the arts support our health? Results from basic, applied and population science studies.