Crick Music Symposium

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Francis Crick Institute

1 Midland Road

Auditorium 2

London

NW1 1AT

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This this is the third iteration of the Crick Music Symposium, which is intended to be a fun and engaging set of talks to demonstrate the curious and exciting ways that music is linked to sciences (directly or otherwise).

The event is open to the public and welcomes scientists and non-scientists to join.


Programme:


14:30 - Sam Leak - “Absolute Pitch: myths, misconceptions, and learnability”

Professional Jazz musician, Lecturer in Popular Music at Middlesex University, and PhD candidate at the University of Cambridge

15:00 - Dr. Dan Stowell - “Using machine learning to uncover structure in birdsong”

Lecturer at Queen Mary University

15:30 - Dr. Daisy Fancourt - “How music affects our mental health: applying an epidemiology lens”

Associate Professor of Psychobiology & Epidemiology at UCL

16:00 - Prof. Ian Cross - “Conversational grooves”

Professor and Director of the Centre for Music and Science and a Fellow Wolfson College, Cambridge

16:30 - Prof. Pam Heaton - “Music and William’s Syndrome”

Professor of Psychology at Goldsmiths University

17:00 - Dr. Dawn Rose - “Let the music make you move: Embodied entrainment in Parkinson’s”

Senior Research Associate at the Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts, Switzerland

17:30 - Dr. John Williamson - “Working in science and music: a welcome change or more of the same?”

Professional musician, Postdoctoral researcher fellow at the Theoretical Phisics of Biology lab at the Francis Crick Institute

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Francis Crick Institute

1 Midland Road

Auditorium 2

London

NW1 1AT

United Kingdom

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