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July 2022: University of Toronto visit

July 2022: University of Toronto visit

 In July 22, Professor Tim Welsh, Dr April Karlinsky and Molly Brillinger from the University of Toronto came for a 2 day visit to the BEAM lab. The visit was part of a collaborative project funded by The Universities of Manchester and Toronto exploring the...

Playlist for Parkinson’s Live Concert

Playlist for Parkinson’s Live Concert

The Playlist for Parkinson’s LIVE concert was held at the Royal Northern College of Music, based on research about how people with Parkinson’s use music by Ellen Poliakoff from BEAM, Michelle Phillips (RNCM), Dr Dawn Rose (Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and...

Experience in action: an art-science collaboration

Experience in action: an art-science collaboration

Drs Ellen Poliakoff and Emma Gowen were awarded funding from The Manchester Institute for Collaborative Research on Ageing (MICRA) to work with artist, Dr Antony Hall to develop and use art-science experiential workshops to address sensorimotor processing in older...

Frontiers research topic in autism

Frontiers research topic in autism

The Frontiers research topic, Autism: Innovations and Future Directions in Psychological Research has been completed and published in Frontiers in Psychology.The topic was guest edited by Dr Emma Gowen, together with Drs Laura Crane (University College London) and...

Sharing knowledge with Autistica

Sharing knowledge with Autistica

Dr Emma Gowen has been sharing her experience of participatory autism research and event organisation with the research charity Autistica. In November 2021 she shared her experience of participatory autism research with Early Career autism researchers as part of...