Posts tagged with Research

  1. Singing with dementia: an interview with music therapist Dr Jeanette Tamplin

    Following the success of Dr Jeanette Tamplin’s first dementia choir, Musical Memories, seven more choirs for people and carers living with dementia will be introduced in …

    precinct.vca-mcm.unimelb.edu.au/2017/10/09/singing-with-dementia-an-interview-with-music-therapist-dr-jeanette-tamplin

  2. Censorship and celebration at La Mama

    La Mama Theatre. Wikimedia

    Fifty years of La Mama theatre is documented in the University of Melbourne Archives, offering an insight into the emergence of Melbourne’s avant-garde theatre scene in …

    precinct.vca-mcm.unimelb.edu.au/2017/08/17/censorship-and-celebration-at-la-mama

  3. Facing up to China’s cosmetic surgery industry

    The relationship between elective facial surgery and feminism in China is at the heart of Su Yang’s short film Beauty, which recently won the Melbourne International Film Festival’s inaugural …

    precinct.vca-mcm.unimelb.edu.au/2017/08/14/facing-up-to-chinas-cosmetic-surgery-industry

  4. The demon dance: a modern reimagining

    The Demon Machine Benda D’Ora, 1936. Picture: National Library of Australia

    VCA Dance students are recreating a seminal work from the founder of Australia’s first modern dance company, nearly 90 years after it was first performed in …

    precinct.vca-mcm.unimelb.edu.au/2017/08/10/the-demom-dance-a-modern-reimagining

  5. Music therapy and dementia – a world-first study is born

    Music therapy dementia study. Image: Flickr / CC.

    Professor Felicity Baker is co-director the National Music Therapy Research Unit at the Melbourne Conservatorium of Music. This week she received word that her world-first study into the …

    precinct.vca-mcm.unimelb.edu.au/2017/08/04/music-therapy-and-dementia-a-world-first-study-is-born

  6. The Method gone bananas? How motion capture actors are embracing their inner ape

    A motion capture suit worn in The Legend of Tarzan. Author provided.

    By Matt Delbridge, University of Melbourne All hail the Monkey King. Andy Serkis’s touching performance as Caesar in War for the Planet of the Apes has …

    precinct.vca-mcm.unimelb.edu.au/2017/08/02/the-method-gone-bananas-how-motion-capture-actors-are-embracing-their-inner-ape

  7. Hip hop’s healing power

    Born from marginalised communities as a force of self-expression, hip-hop gets an unfairly bad rap for its confronting lyrics, but its power to promote mental and …

    precinct.vca-mcm.unimelb.edu.au/2017/07/28/hip-hops-healing-power

  8. Keith and Elisabeth Murdoch Travelling Fellowship winners announced

    Trent Crawford with his video installation work Liquidity. Photo: Sav Schulman.

    The 2017 Keith and Elisabeth Murdoch Travelling Fellowships, worth $75,000, were awarded last night to four University of Melbourne graduates from the Victorian College of the …

    precinct.vca-mcm.unimelb.edu.au/2017/07/14/keith-and-elisabeth-murdoch-travelling-fellowship-winners-announced

  9. Some artists, some philosophers, a room

    Some Artists & Philosophers Walked into a Room is a one-day symposium featuring an impressive line-up of speakers and thinkers, chaired by the Victorian College of the …

    precinct.vca-mcm.unimelb.edu.au/2017/07/07/some-artists-and-philosophers-walked-into-a-room-vca

  10. Going nuts for music – from the 18th century to now

    NOTE: This event has been cancelled. It will be rescheduled at a later date to be announced. Next week, the Melbourne Conservatorium’s Dr Erin Helyard will …

    precinct.vca-mcm.unimelb.edu.au/2017/07/05/going-nuts-for-music-from-the-18th-century-to-now

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