Wednesday, October 5, 2011

imerc/IOE team receives award from RSPH

The Royal Society for Public Health Awards mark significant
contributions to research and practice in the field of Arts and Health
and are now in their fourth year. This year, the awards recognised
substantial achievements in original contributions to research and
evaluation that focused on the contributions of music and arts
organisations to health and wellbeing in healthcare and community

The research team from the International Music Education Research
Centre (imerc), Institute of Education, University of London received
an Arts and Health Award 2011 for their evaluation of the UK
Government's National Singing Programme 'Sing Up' in England. Members
of the research team that attended the special award ceremony at the
RSPH on 21st September in London were Professor Graham Welch, Dr Jo
Saunders and Dr Evangelos Himonides.

Photos supplied courtesy of RSPH (, photo 1: Award
Winners, photo 2: The IOE team receives award from Baron Hunt of Kings